On Thursday, the NFL owners have voted on a new collective bargainning agreement. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers owners, the Glazers, voted yes to the new labor deal that would end the lockout once the players vote in favor for the agreement. The NFL lockout is not over, but appears to be in the final hours and days. The agreement is in limbo until the players union sorts through their business and votes in favor of it.
Once the lockout ends, there should be a flurry of activity across the NFL. Undrafted free agents are said to be available to negotiate with, possibly on Saturday. Teams should also have time to try and do contract extensions with their own free agents before an open market would begin. A brief free agency period is expected before the start of training camp.
Here is an up to date story on the lockout
from Sports Illustrated's Peter King.
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