DETROIT (WWJ) – NFL players are still mulling over an agreement approved by the team owners who locked them out of their jobs. The players are still trying to determine if and when they’ll vote on the deal.
Speaking to WWJ Newsradio 950′s Pat Sweeting, Friday, former Detroit Lion Lomas Brown says he has a personal sake in what happens.
“They’re discussing our pension, our retirement, our health care benefits,” Brown said. “The active guys got a voice in it, the owners got a voice in it, and even the lawyers got a voice in it. But, us retired players, we’re the only ones who don’t have a voice in it. So, hopefully they won’t forget us,” he said.
Clubs are being told not to expect players to start arriving at camps on Saturday.
Brown said he hopes a deal can be made soon.
“They’re hoping by this weekend. They’re getting a chance to think about it this weekend; they’re hoping by Monday or Tuesday it can happen. So, an older guy that’s got a lot riding on it, I hope they get it done,” said Brown.
The players are reviewing the proposal but have said no further comments will be made until at least the weekend. Stay with WWJ and 97.1 the Ticket for the latest.