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Well will we see some football come September hurt the NFL's team owners are gathering for a critical meeting on the future of the league on the table a deal to -- the lockout.
Can they save the 2012 season.
Jonathan Serrie is live in Atlanta hey Jonathan how likely is it that an agreement could get signed today.
Hey -- and while that's certainly the question of the day NFL team owners are certainly hopeful that they'll be able to sign.
A collective bargaining agreement today in fact we have some video from a few minutes ago some of the team owners arriving along with Roger -- -- commissioner of the NFL.
Any approval of a final agreement would require at least 24.
Of the 32 team owners casting a yes vote but it's also contingent on approval from a majority of the players now yesterday the NFL players association's.
And representatives of all 32 teams met in Washington however they could not reach a decision on a proposed agreement however they appeared to -- result.
Some of their major disputes including at least a tentative agreement to give owners a larger piece of the -- nine billion dollar annual revenue pie improvements and player safety and increased benefits for retired players they're still reportedly.
Trying to resolve exactly how they're going to settle.
Three lawsuits that some of the players filed against the NFL.
When the talks began to break down back in March -- So if they reach a deal would they be able to avoid canceling any gains.
Well the the first game of the season is on September 8 the opening game where the Green Bay Packers are hosting the saints but the pre season.
Is scheduled to begin August 7 with the bears taking on the -- that the rams an agreement with almost.
Have to be signed today in order to get the training camps reopened over the course of the next week and the players.
Ready for that schedule again NFL officials.
That that may happen but everyone in this building admits the schedule is going to be extremely tight.
Even if an agreement is signed today.
Yet they don't just don't show up on the field opening day all right Jonathan Serrie live in Atlanta thank.
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