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NFLPA* rep: We didn’t see owners proposal before conference call

George Wilson, Aaron Maybin

Buffalo Bills’ George Wilson (37) and Aaron Maybin (58) celebrate after Wilson intercepted a Miami Dolphins pass during the first half of an NFL football game in Miami, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Steve Mitchell)


We’re nearing the end of a long, insane day at PFT.

The finger pointing has started. We’re seeing a lot of strong opinions out there despite a deficit of key information in this labor dispute. For example, NFLPA* rep George Wilson said player reps didn’t even see the owners’ proposed deal before their conference call tonight.

“We’re not going to allow this to be force fed to us in such a short period of time,” Wilson told NFL Network. “We hadn’t even seen the deal the owners voted on today.”

We’re a little confused here. The NFLPA* sent emails to reps with strong language questioning the legality of the owner’s proposal before the conference call, but they didn’t include the details of the deal itself? What? We are genuinely just confused there.

Kirk Morrison of the Jaguars confidently said that a deal will be made during an appearance on ESPN, while ESPN’s Chris Mortensen said a vote will come Friday. Mort’s information reportedly came from the NFLPA* executive committee and DeMaurice Smith.

Wilson said information was absolutely untrue.

“There is no timetable for a vote to be held,” Wilson said.