From the NFLPA's George Atallah:
From Adam Schefter:
NFLPA approves deal. Done.
From Colts receiver Taj Smith:
The 2011 NFL lockout is dead and gone. NFL football has returned. The next steps involved are the owners lifting the lockout and players returning to team facilities. We have an outline of that timetable posted here.
We now have a ten year CBA with rules in place that reward veterans, provide care to retired players, and cap the ridiculous money spent on rookies. Pop the champagne. Dance the Irish jig. The NFL is officially back!
And with that, I give you what I've been wanting to write for the last 132 days.
From Brad Wells, Stampede Blue: