According to an ESPN report, the process to end the NFL lockout will begin on Monday.
Player representatives are flying in for a meeting between the NFLPA executive committee on Monday where it is believed they will vote on and pass the new CBA.
Both sides have reached an agreement on the lingering issues of the CBA, and the vote is believed to be a "formality," according to the report.
From Pro Football Talk:
While its not official, some teams could potentially report to their team facilities Wednesday. The two sides would hope to have enough players officially vote to open free agency and training camp next Saturday. These dates remain subject to tweaking, but the report of an agreement apparently does not.Either this is one of the biggest gaffes in sports journalism history or this thing is really going down Monday.
The Patriots lost another offensive weapon when, days after Rob Gronkowski underwent season-ending back surgery, Danny Amendola hobbled off the field with a foot injury in New England's 26-10 win over the Rams on Sunday.
On Monday morning, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported the extent of the injury:
Amendola's absence creates an immediate issue on special teams, but also thins the wide-receiver corps as the team heads down the final stretch and attempts to secure home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
SEATTLE - Behind Thomas Rawls bouncing off and through tacklers and a big-play punch from Tyler Lockett, the Seattle Seahawks rediscovered their offensive star power on Sunday night.
It came at a significant cost to their defense.
Rawls ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, Lockett took a reverse 75 yards for a score to open the second half and the Seahawks routed the Carolina Panthers 40-7 on Sunday night.
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