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NFL Lockout: One Final Offer Coming Before Deadline

We still don't know where we stand on the NFL labor negotiations between the league and the union. The deadline to extend the current CBA comes Friday night while the deadline for the union to decertify comes at 5:00 p.m. early Friday evening. 

According to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora, the NFL will present one more proposal to the NFLPA on Friday. That proposal will turn this thing one of three ways: 1.) a new CBA, which is very unlikely or 2.) an extension of the current CBA, which seems more likely than a completely new deal but still somewhat unlikely or 3.) decertification by the union.

At this point, the third option seems to be the most likely. The first option, getting a new CBA signed, is incredibly unlikely, if not impossible.

It was just on Thursday night that the two sides were publicly bickering with each other so that would suggest to me that things aren't going very well at the negotiating table.

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said on Thursday that he expects to update the players by 2:00 p.m. on Friday. Until then....we wait.