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Published March 14, 2011
Brees is one of nine active NFL players named plaintiffs in a lawsuit in federal court Friday asking a judge to issue an injunction against the lockout. This morning U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson ordered that the hearing be held on April 6. Brees said players were not concerned that Nelson was hearing the case instead of U.S. District Court Judge David Doty, who has ruled in favor of the players in a number of instances in previous cases against the NFL. The case "is about the facts and the law and we believe those are on our side," Brees said.
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