(KCBS) – John hops on the Madden Cruiser this weekend for a trip to the NFL Scouting Combine and league meetings in Indianapolis. Madden says the discussions will focus mostly on safety, and ways to reduce the number of concussions and other serious injuries.

John says he’s somewhat encouraged that the NFL and players union have agreed to federal mediation, but he’s not confident a lockout will be avoided. Pro football will resume, he says, it’s just not clear when. (8:00)

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