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NFL Owners, Players In ‘Confidential’ Meeting

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ST. LOUIS, MO - JUNE 3: Executive Director of the National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA) DeMaurice Smith leaves the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Federal Courthouse after the NFL lockout hearing on June 3, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. NFL players and the league met in court today for a federal appeals hearing on the legality of the three-month-old lockout.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS, MO – JUNE 3: Executive Director of the National Football League Players’ Association (NFLPA) DeMaurice Smith leaves the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Federal Courthouse after the NFL lockout hearing on June 3, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. NFL players and the league met in court today for a federal appeals hearing on the legality of the three-month-old lockout. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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NFL owners and players are in the Boston area to resume negotiations toward a new collective bargaining agreement, a person with knowledge of the talks is telling the Associated Press.

Commissioner Roger Goodell and members of his labor committee are meeting Wednesday with players’ association chief DeMaurice Smith and several players. A day earlier, NFL owners were briefed on recent progress about a new CBA.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the negotiations are confidential.

Both sides seemed optimistic about reaching an agreement after owners were briefed about new CBA that would net the players just under 50 percent of total revenues.

An NFL-imposed lockout has been in place since March 12.

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