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Posted at 6:09 PM ET, 01/31/2011

Goodell-Smith meeting leads to NFL-NFLPA negotiating session Saturday

By Cindy Boren

After a meeting today in New York between Commissioner Roger Goodell and Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, the NFL and NFL Players Association jointly released a statement saying the two sides will "hold a formal bargaining session" with their negotiating teams on the eve of the Super Bowl in the Dallas area.

Both sides indicated that further meetings would be held over the next few weeks. Their statement read:

NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and Commissioner Roger Goodell met today in New York to discuss a range of issues related to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. As part of a process to intensify negotiations, they agreed to hold a formal bargaining session with both negotiating teams on Saturday in the Dallas area. They also agreed to a series of meetings over the next few weeks, both formal bargaining sessions and smaller group meetings, in an effort to reach a new agreement by early March.

By Cindy Boren  | January 31, 2011; 6:09 PM ET
Categories:  NFL  
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