'Progress being made' in NFL talks

LaDainian Tomlinson is among the NFL players encouraged by the news that the NFL and its players' union have extended their collective bargaining agreement by seven days, reports Jane McManus.

Updated: March 4, 2011, 9:35 PM ET
By Jane McManus

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- LaDainian Tomlinson doesn't think it will necessarily prevent a lockout, but the Jets running back was encouraged by news that the NFL and its players' association had agreed to a seven-day extension of the current collective bargaining agreement.

"I think that's a beginning, to be able to agree on the extension, because everybody assumed by last night the deal was going to be over and we were going to be locked out," Tomlinson said. "But for them to get together ...

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