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DeMaurice Smith Email Makes It Sound Like NFL Lockout Is Far From Over

At the time of this posting, DeMaurice Smith, the Executive Director of the NFLPA, is currently on a conference call with the players, discussing the owners' proposal and the CBA resolution that they just voted on. Think it's a foregone conclusion that the players will vote yes just to get back to work? Think again. Here's a copy of the email sent to the players by Smith, as published by Joel Thorman of Arrowhead Pride and the SB Nation NFL Hub over in their NFL Lockout StoryStream:


As you know the Owners have ratified their proposal to settle our differences. It is my understanding that they are forwarding it to us. 

As you may have heard, they apparently approved a supplemental revenue sharing proposal.  Obviously, we have not been a part of those discussions. 

As you know from yesterday, issues that need to be collectively bargained remain open, other issues such as workers compensation, economic issues and end of deal terms remain unresolved.  

There is no agreement between the NFL and the Players at this time.  I look forward to our call tonight."

Ruh roh, Scooby Doo.