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Jeff Pash, NFL Executive Vice President and General Counsel, left, and Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, leave after negotiations with the NFL Players Association involving a federal mediator in Washington, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

As CBA Ticks Away, NFL Offers More Financial Info To Union

The NFL Players Association retained an international investment bank to help it decide whether the league’s offer to reveal more financial information during negotiations will be enough to satisfy the union’s call for full disclosure.


Reporters ask questions of NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, center, as he leaves following a mediated negotiation session between the players' union and the NFL, in Washington on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

NFL, Union Negotiate For 25-Plus Hours Over 4 Days

At least one person participating in the federally mediated NFL labor negotiations was willing to say something — anything — about how he felt after more than 25 hours of meetings over four days. “Things are going well right now,” said Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch.


Buffalo Bills raise their fingers to show solidarity amongst the NFL players for the upcoming labor talks (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Players: NFL’s 18-Game Plan ‘Completely Unacceptable’

Concerns about injuries and insurance make the league’s push to switch to an 18-game regular season a major sticking point in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, according to two NFL players.