Multiple reports indicate that the NFL and the players’ union have decided to extend the expiration of the current labor deal by one week, from March 4 until March 11. The drop-or-get-off-the-dropper moment currently is March 11 at 5:00 p.m. ET. From profootballtalk.nbcsports.com (share this quote) It looks like football will continue at least for another week. For the first time in a long time there seems to be optimism surrounding the negotiations. They may actually get this thing done!