The NFL lockout continues to lurch forward toward a conclusion. The 32 player representatives will vote in an 11 a.m. conference call today, according to one league official familiar with the negotiations.
Jarrett Bell of USA Today is reporting that the NFLPA has scheduled a 2 p.m. press conference in Washington, D.C.
ESPN is citing sources that the NFLPA’s executive committee will recommend approval of the labor deal. The owners approved the deal last Thursday at a hotel near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The union membership would then have to approve the deal in a majority vote and then re-certify as a union.
FOX is reporting that the two sides have agreed to terms.
Falcons player representative Tyson Clabo was asked Sunday night via text if we should expect some good news on Monday and he sent a text back saying, “I hope so.”
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog