In what has been a long week in the NFL, it appears that Friday's news will only appear to continue the apprehension and nervousness that football fans everywhere have with the continued labor negotiations.
Drew Brees has been one of the most vocal players on the player's side, and let it be known how he feels about the situation. Could it be Brees as such a respected and liked player is simply trying to gain sentiment to the players side?
Behind closed doors, the negotiations have come down to the final hours as both sides no doubt are not going to blink. DeMaurice Smith and Roger Goodell both strategized to get what they wanted for their side.
Tom Brady seems to be a million miles away from the situation. More like one continent away with his wife Gisele Bundchen in Brazil. Well, see if he can spend more time there in the fall when the negotiations are done one way or the other.
So, let's take a look at the happenings in the NFL this Friday.