The NFL and the players, including KC’s own Mike “Eight Pack” Vrabel head to court today. We’ll keep you updated throughout the day.
Until then, here is your Morning Fix…Judgment Day Edition.
The players are seeking a preliminary injunction in front of U.S. District Court judge Susan Nelson that would lift the owner-imposed lockout. Her ruling one way or the other should provide the first breakthrough since negotiations toward a new collective bargaining agreement broke off almost a month ago.
Some traveled to be a part of it, linebacker Derrick Johnson among them. He arrived from his off-season home in Austin, Texas, but said the trip for the two-hour meeting was worthwhile because he received an education on some important matters.
“Mostly,” Johnson said, “I learned it’s important to be patient.”
That relationship led to the Chiefs Ambassadors — an alumni group of the Chiefs — pledging to give financial and moral support to Victory Junction Midwest, the camp the Petty family is building in Wyandotte County for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses.