As of this morning Al Leiter and Darrin Erstad are the only potential free agents to be resigned for next year. Even though teams are preaching fiscal responsibility, this strikes of another round of collusion among the owners. Even were it true, proving collusion in this case would be nearly impossible. With the strike looming the owners can individually claim financial nervousness. Besides, if a new collective bargaining agreement is signed, new deals would be proffered. If a strike does occur, contracts are superfluous anyway.