The Rams and St. Louis pushed back the deadline for filing antitrust lawsuits against the NFL.
Under an agreement with the NFL, the Rams had until Friday to file litigation first, and thus set the venue for trial. The agreement was moved backed to April 17 to give both parties more time to work out a deal.
Tom Eagleton, head of FANS Inc. in St. Louis, said he was “very happy about the development.”
“This is an indication that negotiations are continuing,” he said. “Our primary goal remains to get the Rams here for 1995.”
Rams president John Shaw has spoken by phone and in person with commissioner Paul Tagliabue since NFL owners voted down the move March 15.
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