The good news is that the talks between the NFL and the NFLPA* are continuing.
The bad news, possibly, is that the lawyers have returned to the room.
Per Adam Schefter of ESPN, Jeffrey Kessler and Jim Quinn are representing the players, and Jeff Pash and Bob Batterman are present on behalf of the owners.
Schefter regards the development as a sign that the talks are becoming more detailed. Still, given the fact that the lawyers in the past have driven the parties apart, their presence could potentially screw things up.
Hopefully, the principals have applied a short, tight leash to this quartet of courthouse curmudgeons. If not, the challenge of keeping the peace suddenly has become far more delicate.