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NFL, NFLPA officially agree to terms on a 2020 season

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In a deal that moved quickly on Friday, the NFL and NFLPA have agreed to terms. There will be a full season of football in 2020.

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The NFL and the NFLPA have modified the Collective Bargaining Agreement so that the 2020 season can happen despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There were several provisions that were sticking points all week, but that is now all worked out.

From NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell:

The NFL clubs and the NFL Players Association approved an agreement that broadly resolves all outstanding issues relating to the opening of training camps and start of the 2020 season. Training camps will begin as scheduled.

We have worked collaboratively to develop a comprehensive set of protocols designed to minimize risk for fans, players, and club and league personnel. These plans have been guided by the medical directors of the NFL and the NFLPA and have been reviewed and endorsed by independent medical and public health experts, including the CDC, and many state and local public health officials. The season will undoubtedly present new and additional challenges, but we are committed to playing a safe and complete 2020 season, culminating with the Super Bowl.

Some key points that have come out.

As for the Denver Broncos, head coach Vic Fangio and his 25-person coaching staff is already back to work according to Mike Klis of 9News. The rookies have already reported and veterans are scheduled to get their COVID-19 testing completed on Tuesday.

Football is official back for another season!