NFL Lockout: Still Playing The Waiting Game

When it comes to the NFL lockout, we're still playing the waiting game. The entire football world is waiting on three judges in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to make a decision as to the status of the lockout.

Two weeks ago Judge Susan Nelson ruled to lift the lockout but the NFL of course argued that it should be kept in place until the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals could hear their case. That's where we stand right now -- the court is deciding whether the lockout will remain in place until that June 3 court case.

We're used to predicting what football decision-makers will do but predicting what a few judges will do is a completely different story. People like to talk about two of the three judges hearing the lockout case were appointed by a Republican president, which would generally favor the NFL, but it's also important to remember that the last judge to preside over the CBA -- Judge David Doty -- was a favorite among the players and was appointed by a Republican president. 

So we don't know which way they'll rule, and we don't know when they'll rule. We as fans are doing the only thing we can throughout this whole ordeal -- waiting. 

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