Believe it or not, the NFL lockout will actually help the league this season.

The NFL lockout is finally over.  Rejoice!  Free agency has already started.  Trades began at 10am ET on Tuesday.  Regular season football will be here beginning September 8.  The world is a better place with the NFL being back.

The NFL will enjoy tremendous momentum leading up to the beginning of the regular season.  Transactions typically happen months before the beginning of the season.  Due to the NFL lockout, this offseason has been completely different.  With free agents being signed and trades occurring during training camp, there NFL will enjoy great momentum leading up to the beginning of the 2011 season.  There will be even more interest and anticipation for the beginning of the 2011 NFL season than normal.