Report: NFL targeting July 21 for new labor deal

July 11, 2011, 5:26 pm
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July 11, 2011
NFL PAGERAIDERS PAGE RAIDERS VIDEO49ERS NEWS staffLast Friday, the Eighth Circuit passed an unexpected ruling that helped and hurt both the NFL and the NFLPA, and seemed to bog down talks between the two sides.
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However, the owners will be meeting in Atlanta on July 21. All in the same location, they will be able to vote. At least 24 of the 32 owners must approve the agreement before it is put into effect.PFT: NFL post-ratification regulation timeline
Reports are surfacing that "many people believe" the new labor deal will be completed in time to be ratified on the July 21.