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NFL Owners, Players Meeting In Boston To Talk New CBA

By Barry Wilner, AP Pro Football Writer
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Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots chats with owner Robert Kraft before the NFL season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals at Gillette Stadium on September 12, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots chats with owner Robert Kraft before the NFL season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals at Gillette Stadium on September 12, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (AP) – NFL owners and players are in the Boston area to resume negotiations toward a new collective bargaining  greement, a person with knowledge of the talks is telling The Associated Press.

Commissioner Roger Goodell and members of his labor committee are meeting Wednesday with players’ association chief  DeMaurice Smith and several players. A day earlier, NFL owners were briefed on recent progress about a new CBA.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the negotiations are confidential.

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Both sides seemed optimistic about reaching an agreement after owners were briefed about new CBA that would net the players just under 50 percent of total revenues.

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An NFL-imposed lockout has been in place since March 12.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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