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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA ---------------------------------------------------x Carl Lee Eller, Charles Philip Bednarik, Paul James Krause, Lemuel Joseph Barney, Joseph Michael DeLamielleure, Leonard Edward Moore, William Vernell Wood Sr., Civil Action No: 0:11-cv-02623-SRN-JJG Robert Lewis Lilly, Elvin Lamont Bethea, John Allen Hannah, Thomas Lee Mack, Anthony Ronald Yary, David Wilcox, Leroy Kelly, Jackie Larue Smith, Charles Robert Taylor, Robert Bruce St. Clair, Gino NOTICE OF DEFENDANTS John Marchetti, Melvin Lacy Renfro, MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE Daniel Oliver Hampton, William Lewis ORDER TO FILE PLEADINGS Shaw, Donald Rogers Maynard, Thomas UNDER SEAL Franklin McDonald, Larry Chatmon Little, Larry Rayfield Wright, Kyle John Turley, Obafemi Devin Ayanbadejo, and Ryan [NO ORAL ARGUMENT Albert Collins, individually, and on behalf REQUESTED] of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. National Football League Players Association, Tom Brady, Mike Vrabel and DeMaurice Smith. Defendants.

Willie James Gault, Hugh Edward McElhenney, Robert Standard Brown, Eugene Edward Morris, Conrad Francis Dobler, Clifford Allen Harris, Thomas Henry Nobis, Jr., David Pear, John Hugh Niland, George Anthony Visger, Jeffrey Allen Nixon, Bruce Allan Laird, Burt L. Grossman, Terrance Randolph Metcalf, Harry Edwards Jacobs, Gerald Irons, Frank

Civil Action No: 0:11-cv-03012-SRN-JJG

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Preston LeMaster, Myron Joseph Pottios, and Jerry Dewayne Robinson individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. National Football League Players Association, Tom Brady, Mike Vrabel and DeMaurice Smith. Defendants. ---------------------------------------------------x

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Defendants will bring a motion for a protective order to file certain pleadings under seal before a Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and Defendants further request that the motion be determined solely on the papers. Defendants motion is based upon the accompanying Memorandum of Law and Affidavit, and all other pleadings and papers on file in this action. Dated: December1, 2011 BERENS & MILLER, P.A.

_s/ Barbara P. Berens Justi Rae Miller, #387330 3720 IDS Center 80 South Eighth Street Minneapolis, MN 55402 Telephone: (612) 349-6171 Facsimile: (612) 349-6416 bberens@berensmiller.com jmiller@berensmiller.com

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Jeffrey L. Kessler DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLP 1301 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019 Telephone: (212) 259-8050 jkessler@DeweyLeBouef.com James W. Quinn WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP 767 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10153 Telephone: (212) 310-8000 james.quinn@weil.com Attorneys for Defendants