The NFL lockout is over (for now) which could be a good thing. Obviously there will be a lot of appeals by the NFL, but the injuction granted to the players appears to be a step in the right direction. Technically the NFL can resume its normal operations, it's just a matter of when and if they are willing. There's still a ways to go towards an agreement, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
More at The 700 Level