There is a rumor heating up that the NFL and The Player Association believe a deal could be reached by the July 21st meetings. One owner in the NFL recently said.
"no reason to believe it won't get done."
Many people think a deal will be in place within the next 7-10 days and a deal could be done to start the 2011 NFL Season. The meetings on Wednesday & Thursday will tell alot if a deal is possible by July 21st.
As a fan it's great to see some progress finally being made. I think it's safe to say all fans are anxiously awaiting a deal to happen. The Lockout has been nothing but bad for the league. From rookies missing practice time, injury rehab, and most importantly legal troubles off the field. This week alone we saw Hines Ward arrested on a DUI and Pacman Jones in more trouble.
Once a deal get's done we can also finally sort out all the rumors for quarterbacks going to new teams like Kevin Kolb, Vince Young, Carson Palmer, Kyle Orton, and others.
All we can do is hope a pray for a deal to be finalized soon.