As a 13-year NFL veteran who has earned his millions, linebacker Takeo Spikes, the 49ers player representative, has acknowledged the obvious: He's in a better financial position than many of his teammates to withstand a lengthy work stoppage.But as he discussed the NFL's tenuous labor situation in late December, Spikes, 34, said the potential loss of the 2011 season came at a higher price for players in his age bracket.