Here are some highlights of the NFL’s proposed collective bargaining agreement, which was agreed upon by the owners on Thursday. The players are scheduled to vote later Thursday night.
Length of CBA: 10 years
Owners’ vote: 31-0 in favor of the agreement. The Raiders abstained
Training facilities: To open Saturday
Beginning of NFL year: Wednesday. Free agency would begin then.
Likely start of training camp: Aug. 1
Salary cap: $120 million
Revenue split: 48 percent for players in first year
Free agency: Veterans can become free agents after four season
OTAs: Reduced from 14 to nine
Hall of Fame Game, Aug. 7, between Rams and Bears: Cancelled
Lockout began: March 11
To see our earlier post with Jeff Lurie on the tentative CBA, click here.
To see our post with the upcoming key dates for the NFL, click here.