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FILE - This Sept. 12, 2010, file photo shows New England Patriots linebacker Tully Banta-Cain during the second half of New England's 38-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in an NFL football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL players' union has advised its members to prepare for a lockout it expects to come in March, telling players to save their last three game checks this year in case there is no season in 2011. Banta-Cain said he was already squirreling away his savings in case of a lockout. Banta-Cain said he was also working on his outside businesses, which include a clothing line and a music label. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
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FILE - This Sept. 12, 2010, file photo shows New England Patriots linebacker Tully Banta-Cain during the second half of New England's 38-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in an NFL football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL players' union has advised its members to prepare for a lockout it expects to come in March, telling players to save their last three game checks this year in case there is no season in 2011. Banta-Cain said he was already squirreling away his savings in case of a lockout. Banta-Cain said he was also working on his outside businesses, which include a clothing line and a music label. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

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