Ken Whisenhunt encouraged by NFL labor negotiations

Jul 15, 2011, 4:03 PM | Updated: 5:38 pm

After months of uncertainty, the NFL lockout appears to be nearing an end.

The players and the owners appear to have agreed upon a rookie wage scale and the return of football seems imminent, which is news that excites everyone involved with the NFL.

“When you’re hearing the positive signs that we all are you get excited because you get ready to go back to work,” Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said on ESPN’s First Take. “I think it’s just encouraging that we’re hearing some positive signs.”

While everyone wants football to resume again the free agency period, which will be of huge interest to the Cardinals, will be very rapid and short.

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