"It's a new beginning, a new start," Weddle said. "The future looks bright — for sure."
LOCKED OUT: The NFL's labor situation is obviously on the minds of those directly affected by it.
Ngata, who plans to stick around in Utah until its resolved, is confident a new agreement will be reached fairly soon.
"I think it'll happen," he said. "I think our nation without football will be a little crazy."
Weddle is also keeping a watchful eye on things. If a new collective bargaining agreement is reached, he'll become a free agent. If it doesn't happen, the safety will return to the San Diego Chargers as a restricted free agent.
"I love San Diego but you never know what goes on with the business side of it," Weddle said. "I'm excited to see what happens. Hopefully we can get a deal done."
In the meantime, he said he's enjoying time with his family and this trip to Utah to visit old friends.
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