Sunday, 24 July 2011 13:42
Reports: NFL Owners, Players Will End Lockout Monday, Who Won?
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NFLESPN reports the NFL owners and players have reached an agreement on the remaining issues. 

From all indications, the lockout will end on Monday. 
 

ESPN's Adam Schefter writes that the NFLPA executive committee will no longer need to meet.   

"Despite the fact the new deal will require a majority vote from the players, that part of the deal is considered a formality." 

Many of the players are flying to Washington on Sunday for a Monday meeting. 

Players on most teams will report to their team facilities on Wednesday with training on Saturday.

According to PFT.com the new ABA includes: Top rookie draft picks will be a lot less there has been a rule put in to discourage rookie holdouts. Also, revenue sharing has been adjusted and the salary cap will be flexible in 2011. The minimum salary of the payers has been raised $50,000.

by Ed Staton

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Ed Staton is a former sports writer for the Times Picayune and New Orleans States Item.  He also served as the New Orleans Saints Information Director.  He has won 43 media awards in writing, design and photography.  

 

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