NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks as he and a group of player representatives arrive for labor talks at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building on March 11 in Washington, DC. Representatives from the National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA) continue to negotiate a labor dispute as a deadline looms at the end of a seven day extension of talks. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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