PFT: Face-to-face NFL labor talks off until Monday

July 9, 2011, 5:31 am
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July 8, 2011

We heard earlier this week that labor negotiations may continue into the weekend depending on how they go. It turns out this weekend will be like every weekend since February: No face-to-face talks will take place.NFL Networks Albert Breer reports no talks will take place until Monday at the earliest. Mediator Arthur Boylan heads on vacation this weekend. Other communications and legal drafting will continue like last weekend.Mark Maske of the Washington Post confirmed Breers earlier report that progress slowed Friday. Its unclear whether it was related to the decision from the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday, but there is reason to believe that has complicated things. Breer described the last two days as frustrating for those involved.READ MORE AT PROFOOTBALLTALK.COM