On one of the busiest days of the year for the NFL, teams were plotting not only how to land the best draft picks but just how to let their most-prized employees return to work. Welcome back, players. For now, at least.
It’s been a month since the NFL lockout began and there haven’t been any talks between the league and its players. That will change this week.
A day after the judge handling the NFL lockout lawsuit urged the sides to go “back to the table,” the players and owners both expressed a willingness to do so. The hitch: Each offered to meet for talks in a setting the other finds unpalatable.