It's possible the NFL will be open for business again in a matter of days. League owners approved a proposed 10-year labor agreement this evening, and the 4-month lockout will be over if the players follow suit, reports USA Today. It's not exactly a cinch, however, at least from what anonymous NFLPA officials are telling Sal Paolantonio of ESPN. "We are not happy here," says one.
The lockout has resulted in one definite casualty: NFL chief Roger Goodell announced that the Aug. 7 Hall of Fame preseason game will be canceled no matter what. See the Bleacher Report for how the "free agent frenzy" might sort itself out once the lockout ends.