Posted by Josh Katzowitz
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith has decided to sit on the NFL-NFLPA mediation session Thursday, as he’s canceled a planned speaking engagement at Wake Forest and instead will travel to Minneapolis for the meeting, according to USA Today.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan met Tuesday with the plaintiffs of the Brady v NFL and Eller v NFL cases, and he was in the process of meeting with the NFL’s counsel today.
Thursday, though, is when everybody gets together in Boylan’s presence. And Smith apparently wants to be there.
Meanwhile, commissioner Roger Goodell is scheduled to be on a conference call with Browns season-ticket holders Wednesday (though I imagine, if he really wanted to, he could probably get out of that commitment).
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