The drop-dead time for the NFL and NFLPA ongoing labor negotiations is 5:00 p.m. EST Friday, March 11. But it sounds like we’ll have some news sometime around 2:00 p.m.
DeMaurice Smith tweeted early Thursday evening, “Players stay strong! Stay informed, update by 2pm tomorrow.”
We're waiting with bated breath. (Seriously.)
2 PM, three hours before the CBA extension expires, would not be such an odd time if Smith were only updating the players. But by tweeting this news, Smith knows he’s not talking to just the players. Is an early update a sign that minimal progress is being made? Is it a sign of significant progress?
This is why we’re waiting with bated breath.
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