A U.S. District Court judge said Wednesday she will need more time to rule on whether or not to grant an injunction to lift the NFL lockout. Judge Susan Richard Nelson also suggested further mediation between the sides in federal court.
She said her decision on the injunction, which will likely be followed by appeals, will take all of a couple of weeks. While Player’s Association head DeMaurice Smith said the plaintiffs "argued to get our games back in the hands of the players, and back in the hands of the fans," the outside counsel for the players said they argued the lockout was causing "irreparable harm." adding the players would consider a return to mediation.