FILE - This Jan. 15, 2011, file photo shows Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward (86) celebrating with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of an NFL divisional football game, in Pittsburgh. NFL owners and players agreed early Monday, July 25, 2011 to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin the voting process later in the day, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the process was supposed to remain secret and no formal announcement had been made.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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FILE - This Jan. 15, 2011, file photo shows Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward (86) celebrating with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of an NFL divisional football game,  in Pittsburgh. NFL owners and players agreed early Monday, July 25, 2011  to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin the voting process later in the day, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the process was supposed to remain secret and no formal announcement had been made.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
FILE - This Jan. 15, 2011, file photo shows Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward (86) celebrating with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of an NFL divisional football game, in Pittsburgh. NFL owners and players agreed early Monday, July 25, 2011 to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin the voting process later in the day, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the process was supposed to remain secret and no formal announcement had been made.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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