NFL owners vote for global settlement; players want to err on side of caution
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The owners voted 31-0 in Atlanta to ratify their resolution.
Several players expressed caution Thursday about diving head-first into an agreement without getting more comfortable with a 600-plus page agreement they are just beginning to try to understand.
While NFL owners were set to vote this afternoon in Atlanta - and by all accounts they will approve their end of the settlement - players could use a couple of days to absorb the proposed settlement that ultimately will shape football for at least the next 10 years.
That would push back a settlement leading to a new collective bargaining agreement as may of the owners, including Jeffrey Lurie of the Eagles, will attend the funeral this weekend of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.