...A friend of Sean Gilbert's, the Redskins' holdout defensive tackle who turned down a $4 million-a-year offer because he believed God was directing him to hold firm at $4.5 million, reports that Gilbert is working at a church in western Pennsylvania and is at peace with his decision. "A lot of people wish they had that spiritual conviction, that peace and joy in their heart," the friend says. "He feels God's going to take care of him."
The End Zone
The Packers will probably hold their 1998 annual meeting at the only place in northeastern Wisconsin that can handle the crowd: 60,790-seat Lambeau Field. The publicly owned organization recently put 400,000 shares of stock up for sale, and there will soon be more than 30,000 shareholders. "We could have 40,000 people there watching the meeting on the big-screen TV," says Packers president Bob Harlan. He paused. "Weather permitting."
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