July 2011


The NFL and its players are making progress on a deal to restart pro football and save the 2011 season. At the end of three long days at the negotiating table, the league and the players' association issued a joint statement Friday saying, "The discussions this week have been constructive and progress has been made on a wide range of issues." The sides' legal and financial teams...
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NFL and its players are making progress on a deal to restart pro football south of the border and save the 2011 season.
MINNEAPOLIS - Carl Eller doesn't want to be one of the bad guys, not when the NFL seems so close to getting back to work.
There are at least three NFL franchises enacting dramatic schematic changes on defense in 2011, including the much-ballyhooed attempt by Houston head coach Gary Kubiak to save his job by bringing in Wade Phillips to convert the Texans to a 3-4 front, a makeover that will require...
As a New York Giants fan, I feel obligated to hate the Philadelphia Eagles. But I'm here to admit that I just can't do it. I can't stand the Dallas Cowboys, I have no love for the Washington Redskins, but there is something about the Eagles that makes me secretly root...
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Significant progress on a major sticking point in the NFL labour impasse — soaring rookie salaries — during marathon talks Thursday raised hopes that a tentative agreement in principle could perhaps come within 24 hours, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
Progress has been slow and at times excruciating, as NFL players and owners continued to meet in an effort to reach an agreement and end the lockout that began on March 12. And while multiple sources told The Sports Xchange significant progress was made Thursday on an adjusted...
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer
When the CBA is finally settled and teams can start signing free agents, the Washington Redskins appear ready to...
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Calling the players' offer "fair for both sides," star quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees — plaintiffs in an antitrust suit against the NFL — said Wednesday "it is time" to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league's lockout.

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