Senior NFL writer Greg Bedard of Sports Illustrated joined Gresh and Zolak Friday afternoon to talk all things NFL, but the discussion began in talking about the NFL’s injury epidemic.
NFL Players Association president Kevin Mawae says his group’s leadership is discussing the terms of “the most recent written proposal” from owners, but will not make any more announcements on Friday out of respect to the Kraft family.
Logan Mankins and Vincent Jackson are still seeking compensation from the NFL, holding up the proposed end to the NFL lockout according to Mike Freeman of CBS Sports.
NFL owners met Thursday to discuss — and possibly vote on — a tentative deal to end the lockout that began in March.
NFL players passed on any vote on the new labor deal Wednesday, even though representatives of each of the 32 teams and the NFL Players Association’s executive committee were in Washington for that purpose.
NFL Players Association president Kevin Mawae says his group is “not tied” to a Thursday deadline for getting a deal done to end the league’s lockout.
Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller and lawyers for retired NFL players joined labor talks with representatives of owners and current players Tuesday as signs mounted that the league’s lockout might almost be over.
NFL Network’s Albert Breer is reporting the economics to a new NFL collective bargaining agreement are essentially done, another step forward to ending the lockout.
Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees say “it is time” for NFL owners and players to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league’s lockout.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out a judge’s order lifting the NFL lockout, handing the league a key victory.