Reports Suggest NFL, With Proskauer Advising, Close to Deal with Locked-Out Refs

, The Am Law Daily


As the simmering controversy over the botched call that marred Monday's Packers-Seahawks game appeared to be moving NFL management and the referees' union toward a new collective bargaining agreement, the head of the NFL players union said Wednesday that his members would consider pursuing legal action against the league over what he called the "health and safety issues" the replacement refs are creating on the field.

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