NFL And Players To Meet At Manhattan Law Firm

NEW YORK (AP) — Representatives for the NFL and the NFL Players’ Association are meeting at a law firm in Manhattan in an effort to bring the longstanding lockout to an end.

Members of the NFL Players’ Association executive board and owners are meeting at a law firm in Manhattan in hopes of resolving a lockout that began in March.

Entering the building were several executive board members, including President Kevin Mawae and NFL owners. The owners included Robert Kraft of the Patriots, John Mara of the New York Giants and Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys.

Lawyers for both sides met the last two days to do paperwork toward a new collective bargaining agreement.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith are expected later at the meeting.

Some training camps are set to open in less than three weeks and the first exhibition game, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions, is Aug. 7 in Canton, Ohio.

© 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • automatic

    Is this another one of their “secret locations”? LOL

blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!
CBS Sports Radio RoundupGet your latest sports talk from across the country.

Listen Live