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Current players would be able to stay in the medical plan for life. They also will have an injury protection benefit of up to $1 million of a player’s salary for the year after his injury and up to $500,000 in the second year after his injury.

A total of $50 million per year will go into a joint fund for medical research, health-care programs, and charities.

If the players approve the deal, the NFL would get back to work right away:

_On Saturday, teams can stage voluntary workouts at club facilities, and players may be waived. Contracts can be re-negotiated and clubs can sign draft picks and their own free agents. Teams can also negotiate with, but not sign, free agents from other clubs and undrafted rookies.

_On Sunday, teams can sign undrafted rookies.

_On Wednesday, free agency opens in full, and all training camps will open with a 90-man roster limit; activities that day will be limited to physicals, meetings and conditioning. All clubs must be under the salary cap.

But Buffalo’s Wilson said he was not aware of a players’ vote having been scheduled for Friday.

“We treat this like a football game: You have one bad play, move on to the next play. You don’t sit and harp on the negative plays,” Wilson said. “Ultimately, tomorrow’s a new day.”

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AP Pro Football Writers Barry Wilner and Howard Fendrich, AP Sports Writers Jon Krawczynski, Teresa Walker, Charles Odum, John Wawrow and Rachel Cohen, and AP freelance writer Amy Jinkner-Lloyd contributed to this report.

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