NFL, players agree to 7-day CBA extension, says source

NFL, players agree to 7-day CBA extension, says source

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NFL outside labor counsel Bob Batterman, center, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, second from right, and Peter Ruocco, NFL senior vice president for Labor Relations, right, and others, arrive for football labor negotiations with the NFL players involving a federal mediator, Friday, March 4, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Posted on March 4, 2011 at 2:55 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 4 at 2:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the talks says the NFL and the players' union have agreed on a seven-day extension of the collective bargaining agreement.

It's the second such extension. The CBA was set to expire at the end of Thursday, but a 24-hour reprieve was granted. Now, the sides have until midnight of next Friday going into March 12 to work on a new deal. Talks will resume on Monday.

The person spoke to The Associated Press condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement had not yet been announced.

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