The NFL and the officials have finally gotten on the same page, agreeing on an 8-year deal Wednesday that will put the real men in stripes back to work starting Thursday when the Ravens play the Browns.
The pressure was on after Monday’s unreal ending to the Packers and Seahawks. The NFL and NFLRA released a statement a little while ago about the new deal in place.
The NFL and NFLRA are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement tonight on an eight-year collective bargaining agreement, subject to ratification by the NFLRA.
“Our officials will be back on the field starting tomorrow night,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “We appreciate the commitment of the NFLRA in working through the issues to reach this important agreement.”
“Our Board of Directors has unanimously approved taking this proposed CBA to the membership for a ratification vote,” said Scott Green, president of the NFLRA. “We are glad to be getting back on the field for this week’s games.”
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