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Players are preparing for the worst

Despite a Supreme Court decision that fell in their favor, vets expect a lockout in 2011

Updated: May 25, 2010, 12:10 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- On the surface, it's business as usual in the NFL. Rookies are being worked into their positions during offseason team activities, contracts are being negotiated and, in East Rutherford, N.J., construction crews are preparing the New Meadowlands Stadium for its first season of football.

But even now there are troubling signs of a potential lockout in 2011.

Jets tight end Dustin Keller, heading into his third season with the team, saved some of his paycheck last season, ...

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