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More NFL optimism (for now)

Posted on: June 2, 2011 3:45 pm

There is a still a great deal of work to do, and any agreements could unravel at any day, hour or minute, but it appears the owners and players have made significant headway in reaching a new labor agreement, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions.

One high ranking member of the former union estimated to me a new deal would be reached within two to three weeks, if not sooner. “This is the most optimistic I’ve been in many months,” he said.

But, like many sources, he urged extreme caution, saying talks could easily break down. “There’s a great deal of animosity to work through,” he said.

The sides will continue to talk in the coming days.

Category: NFL
Tags: Lockout

Since: May 31, 2011
Posted on: June 2, 2011 3:58 pm

More NFL optimism (for now)

If this is true, it's great news for all football fans. There would still be plenty of time for some sort of minicamp to get the rookies acquainted and signed to contracts. Training camps would start on time, and no games would be missed at all.

Here's hoping both sides can set aside their anger and realize it's the fans who matter most. GET THE DEAL DONE! 

Since: Aug 11, 2009
Posted on: June 2, 2011 3:58 pm

More NFL optimism (for now)

Animosity to work through?

Since when was liking your boss a prerequisite for agreeing to do your job; they have to come to an agreement beofre the next installment of Madden is due to be released. To hell with Training Camp and Madden rosters need to be accurate.

Since: Aug 15, 2007
Posted on: June 2, 2011 3:53 pm

More NFL optimism (for now)

First Comment.

Boo ya.

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