NFL Players, Owners Open To Mediation In Labor Row

Law360, New York (April 7, 2011, 6:31 PM EDT) -- NFL players and owners suggested Thursday that they would be willing to try mediation to resolve a proposed antitrust class action to end the league’s labor lockout, after a Minnesota federal judge urged such a step.

In a letter filed with Judge Susan Richard Nelson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, attorneys for the players, including star quarterbacks Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Peyton Manning, said they were taking the judge’s recommendations to heart and were prepared to engage in mediation without...
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