PFT: Goodell to do 'whatever is necessary' for deal

July 18, 2011, 4:22 pm
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July 18, 2011
NFL PAGERAIDERS PAGE RAIDERS VIDEO49ERS NEWS 49ERSVIDEOMike FlorioProFootballTalk.comThere has been plenty of talk over the past several months regarding the things that folks are willing to do in order to restore labor peace. At times, the words have seemed more hollow than a chocolate Christmas tree ornament. As the process arrives at the ending point, heres hoping that folks mean what they say, when they say they want to get a deal done.PFT: NFL owners give up right of first refusal idea
And thats supposedly what Commissioner Roger Goodell is saying, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. Goodell, sources told Mortensen, will do whatever is necessary to finish the process, including going to Washington to personally meet with the NFLPA Executive Committee to explain the proposed deal.Albert Breer of NFL Network reports that the members of the decertified unions governing body will meet in Washington beginning today, and continuing into Tuesday. Per Breer, the team-by-team player representatives will arrive Wednesday. Breer explains that the goal will be to explain the proposed deal to the player reps, so that they can then pass the information along to their teammates.READ MORE AT PROFOOTBALLTALK.COM