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FOXSports.com's Alex Marvez says the players and league will meet but not at the negotiating table.
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This is Alex markets with a -- minute updating the labor situation between the NFL and the NFL players association. Attorneys associated with both sides are finally set to meet face -- -- want to get on Wednesday. However this time it will be at the negotiating table. It will be in court specifically the Saint Paul, Minnesota courtroom. Of judge Susan else. She is district judge that is conducting the preliminary hearing on two antitrust lawsuits filed against the NFL. Brady vs the NFL has led by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady along with nine other players and plot factions. -- at -- -- that well is led by former Minnesota Vikings defense and Carla power and three other retired players. Both -- which are asking judge Nelson for the same thing that the NFL be forced to lift its lockout of players. If that happens the and a -- could very well -- to begin operating again business as usual. Now the start offseason workouts. And the start of free agent signing period. That is especially big news for the 409 players who hope to become free agents in 2000 -- what. The NFL -- contends that the plaintiffs have no right to ask for the lockout to be looked. The league attorneys are saying that no decision by judge Nelson can be made until the National Labor Relations Board. Decides on a complaint filed by the and a well against the -- certification of the Anna bella he today. As a union. The NFL as saying that the NFL PA certification. Was changed. No decision is expected Wednesday by judge Nelson immediately. -- even if you decide that a couple weeks to force the league with a lockout and a militaries -- already said that they're going appealed the decision. Also don't be surprised if more players and a follow them Washington court against yet -- as well. What ever the outcome this at the start of what is going to be let the legal bat. But you know what in the big picture NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is right. The new collective bargaining agreement is going to be decided by negotiation. Rather than litigation. So what you're -- -- -- and all that you could hope for is that both sides come back to the negotiating table outside of the courtroom sooner than later. This is not what -- fox sports cop.