The NFL Players Association executive committee voted 6-5 against the proposed new collective bargaining agreement Friday, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.
The new CBA, which was approved by owners Thursday, will now go to the 32-man board of representatives, which is responsible for the final vote.
The NFLPA was scheduled to hold a conference call with the player representatives on Friday afternoon. However, the board of representatives didn't vote on the principal terms of the proposed new CBA during the meeting, the NFLPA said in a statement.
The NFLPA executive committee will meet with the NFL management council executive committee next Tuesday at the scouting combine in Indianapolis, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports. The board of representatives will then vote that night or Wednesday morning, Graziano adds.
Two-thirds of player representatives must approve the CBA terms, while the full membership needs to approve it by a simple majority to seal the deal.
The CBA proposal reportedly includes an expanded playoff field (with seven teams from each conference) and would eventually add a 17th game to the regular season, among other changes.