NFLPA's Smith: 'We're Thrilled'

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Even as his players are claiming a modest victory, if that, after Judge Susan Richard Nelson granted a preliminary injunction blocking the league's lockout, DeMaurice Smith was more emphatic.

"We're thrilled that it looks like football might be on," the executive director of the NFL Players Association said Monday night.

Speaking to ESPN, Smith added: "If we're in a world where players are actually suing so they can play football ... that tells me we've lost our way."

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