As news of a labor agreement between the NFL and its players spread, numerous players shared their reactions via their Twitter accounts.
Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis: "Good Morning tweeps! For some reason the start of this morning feels a lil better than yesterday morning ;)"
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez: "Did you hear the Eagles are talking to Favre about coming on as Vick's backup? The off season wouldn't be complete without a Favre comeback"
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Steve Breaston: "they say in the agreement I will be able to get free breadsticks with my 2 large pizzas #conferencecall"
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow: "Game on"
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Bobby McCray: "Good morning world!!!! Let's play ball..."
Houston Texans cornerback Glover Quin Jr.: "Had a feeling that today was going to be a good day but i was wrong.. Believe today is going to be a GREAT day.. #footballisback"
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Donte' Stallworth: "Can anybody guess why I have a #HugeSmile on my face right now :)"
Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester: "Man could this be the last day lil Devin be able to tell me bye on his way to school NFL this year?Work start at 6:45 n school start at 8:30"
Denver Broncos rookie linebacker Von Miller: "Today feels like a Holiday to me!! Thank God for football!"
Chicago Bears safety Chris Harris: "we've heard from all these anonymous sources all last week too. I'm not the type to fall for the banana in the tail pipe twice"
Philadelphia Eagles fullback Leonard Weaver: "I know it's been a tough process for everyone, but I know that once the NFL is back in action life will go back to what we know it as."
Carolina Panthers defensive back Gerald Alexander: "Frustrating to juggle with if I should rest my body for camp or workout....I'm sure some clarity will come today with the situation"
Arizona Cardinals defensive back Kerry Rhodes: "Lol wow ok I guess I gotta be at work on WED!!! Nice heads up. Geez. #scramblemode!"
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant: "Football back...means Dallas Cowboys are back!!!!!!!"
New York Jets defensive back Jim Leonhard: "Finally allowed to play football again. I've been waiting for this since December 3rd. Go Jets!!"
Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Barnett: "It's offical like a referees whistles !!! #nomorelockeddoors"
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith: "To all of my fellow rookies...it's time to live the dream....lets work"
Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams: "a huge congrats! to all my fellow workmates for sticking together and staying strong. a big thanks! to our leadership!"
Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson: "Time to go back to work. Excited I get to play the game that I love. See u soon H Town"
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick: "Congrats to both parties on settling the lockout. Intelligent men always find ways to win!!!"