After secret meetings, is the NFL closer to ending the lockout?

June 6, 2011

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On Thursday, NFL owners and players concluded three days of secret meetings near Chicago.

On Thursday, NFL owners and players concluded three days of secret meetings not far from Chicago. The NFL was in an appellate court on Friday to make the case for the league’s current lockout.

Owners and players have been at odds since March, after collective bargaining talks collapsed. Many hope the not so secret meetings signal an end to their dispute.

To find out if they’re any closer to an agreement, Eight Forty-Eight spoke to the Chicago Sun-Times Bears' Columnist Neil Hayes.