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NFL Owners Conclude Meeting With No New CBA On Horizon
Published March 3, 2011
The meeting was originally called to stretch into today, but an NFL source said that was only the case if there was a deal to talk about and vote on. No votes were taken. Kraft and Jones were part of the 10-owner labor negotiating team that met with the union yesterday in federally mediated talks. Those talks were scheduled to begin again at 9:00am ET this morning, and were occurring last night as well with Giants President & CEO John Mara and Packers President & CEO Mark Murphy joining league execs.
There is still the chance the two sides agree to extend the deadline, though the gulf between the two groups has been wide. If the union decertifies as is expected, it would need to do so by 5:00pm today to be able to file an antitrust lawsuit against the league.
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