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DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig), Roger Goodell (credit: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

NFL Lockout: Players Reviewing Proposal; Mawae Releases Statement

NFL owners overwhelmingly approved a deal to end the lockout on Thursday. Only one problem: The players aren’t ready to join them just yet. And it seems a vote before the weekend is unlikely.

WFAN–07/22/2011

Gene Upshaw (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), New Meadowlands (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

An NFL Lockout Timeline: From Gene Upshaw To Players’ Delay

NFL owners voted to end the lockout on Thursday, but players have yet to draw a tally on the measure. In fact, they don’t seem happy at all, many taking to Twitter last night to voice their displeasure. It’s not exactly surprising — the dispute dates all the way back to 2008.

WFAN–07/22/2011

Osi Umenyiora (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Giants’ Osi Umenyiora, Others React To Owners’ Vote For Labor Agreement

From fans to players to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, reactions were mixed on Thursday’s vote by owners in favor of a tentative 10-year agreement to end the lockout.

WFAN–07/22/2011