NFL Players' Reps OK Settlement With League

Law360, New York (July 25, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT) -- The National Football League Players Association's leaders voted Monday in Washington to recommend a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement and settlement to the players in an antitrust class action against the league.

Both the NFLPA's board of directors and executive committee unanimously voted to recommend the deal to the class action plaintiffs led by star quarterback Tom Brady.

"This has been a long road for everyone involved," NFLPA president Kevin Mawae said in a statement. "This settlement is an essential component to what will be a...
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