Where the Super Bowl will celebrate a half-century of existence will be decided this week by NFL owners.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is a very rich man.
NFL owners passed a player safety rule Wednesday barring ball carriers from using the crown of their helmets to make contact with a defender in the open field, in addition to ending the famous “Tuck Rule.”
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.
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.