NFL.com news: League, players hold three-day summit; Friday court date next

ST. LOUIS — The NFLs labor situation has been on hold for weeks while Fridays lockout-injunction hearing at the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals loomed.It seems the league and players grew a little restless.The parties secretly met Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in suburban Chicago in an effort to break the nearly three-month-long stalemate in negotiations.Owners Jerry Jones Dallas Cowboys, Robert Kraft New England Patriots, Jerry Richardson Carolina Panthers, Art Rooney Pittsburgh Steelers and John Mara New York Giants — all members of the NFLs labor committee — were in attendance, as were active players Mike Vrabel, Brian Dawkins, Tony Richardson and Jeff Saturday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith and NFLPA president Kevin Mawae.

via NFL.com news: League, players hold three-day summit; Friday court date next.

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