"Sometimes football can probably be as complex as the law," Birk said. "But at the end of the day, we're just people like everybody else. We're learning about terms like decertification and injunction, just like fans are who are watching this closely."
"I'm not a lawyer and I don't have any desire to be a lawyer," Birk said Tuesday. "I don't get too wrapped up in it. My focus is still working out and going through my routine. My focus is still football. ... Back when we were a union, they would explain to us what was happening and the possible scenarios. We're kind of learning as we go."