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No Special Treatment for 10 Plaintiffs

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After far less wrangling and horse trading behind the scenes than some misplaced reports would have had you believe, the NFL Players Association will not recommend any special considerations go to the 10 plaintiffs in the Brady case, a source familiar with the discussions said last night.

After several days of debate over possible special relief for at least some of the 10 player-plaintiffs, it was determined it would be too cumbersome to try to work out individual deals. Since the bulk of the plaintiffs were well-placed NFL veterans, it was decided the best way to go was to stick with the larger deal negotiated between the NFLPA and the league’s owners.

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