Heading south to the NFL meetings

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

The NFL's annual spring meetings are in Dana Point, Calif., this year. They begin Monday. I'm traveling there Sunday and will check in here upon arriving.

The meetings provide an opportunity to speak with commissioner Roger Goodell, team executives and head coaches. The league will also provide information on its opening-week TV schedule. The league will award compensatory draft choices, allowing for an official draft order.

We'll also get a feel for the state of the league -- at least from the NFL's perspective -- during treacherous economic times and with labor unrest looming. The meetings run Monday, Tuesday and into Wednesday.