PFT: NFL owners give up right of first refusal idea

PFT: NFL owners give up right of first refusal idea
July 16, 2011, 12:07 am
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Gregg RosenthalProFootballTalk.com

All along, PFT has advanced the idea that the owners idea about obtaining the right of first refusal with for three free agents this year made little sense and was something the players should refuse.It looks like the owners have given up on the idea too.Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports the owners have abandoned the concept. Teams will have a 72-hour window before free agency starts, which were calling Tampering Season. (Although thats likely already happening.)
With this issue out of the way, Judy Battista of the New York Times reports the only real remaining issues left are how the antitrust case and TV contract lawsuits will be resolve. She says were on the brink of a deal.
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