The NFL's collective bargaining agreement between the owners and the players union will expire at midnight.
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For those ostriches who've pretended the NFL's troubles didn't exist and avoided learning what the issues are, ESPN.com senior writer and legal expert Lester Munson describes the machinations expected to unfold in this mess. Munson explains what union decertification means, the influence of U.S. District Judge David Doty and when a lockout will be declared.
In the video, ESPN reporter Mark Schwarz gives an update on the NFL labor situation after the owners held meetings Wednesday in Virginia.