NFL owners and players are discussing a straight split of income in the next collective bargaining agreement that would net the players just under 50 percent of total revenues.
NFL owners will gather Tuesday, and perhaps into Wednesday, to discuss the status of negotiations with the players for a new collective bargaining agreement.
Reaching a labor deal soon is hardly a done deal in the NFL.
The NFL and its players were making progress in labor negotiations being held Tuesday at an undisclosed location in Maryland.
NFL owners, including Robert Kraft, and players met Wednesday for a second straight day in New York, with Judge Arthur Boylan joining Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith..
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners have met the last two days with NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith, a group of players and a U.S. magistrate judge .
The NFL Players Association will stage a two-day educational program for rookies at the end of June.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL already is seeing the negative impact the lockout has had on the league.
The NFL has canceled next month’s rookie symposium, the first league event called off because of the lockout.
Armed with a key victory in the courts, NFL owners will gather Monday for their annual spring meetings.