NFL Agent

Could self-representation be a setback in NFL free agency? Free agency can be an exciting time for football players, but it can also be tough to navigate, especially as the window inches toward a close. This is why the help of an agent is often necessary. Former Seattle Seahawk, Russell Okung, [...]

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What about being on NFL practice squad? Free agency kicked off this year and players such as Olivier Vernon found themselves signing massive contracts with new or old teams. However, there are some players who are free agents year round, and their names rarely ever hit the headlines. Allen [...]

NFL Agent

What’s the deal with the legal tampering window? Free agents and their representation negotiate through a two-day period in early March just before the start of free agency called the legal tampering window. Brief as the 48-hour stretch is, it is important to the league as well as football [...]

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The NFL Player Bankruptcy Problem Many NFL players are dealing with a similar problem. Data from the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that around 1 in 6 individuals who played in the league end up bankrupt. Bankruptcy common among former NFL players  Professional football players, [...]

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Player Rights: the NFL Reserves Right to Use Players Image Who has the right to use a football player’s image – the athlete himself or the league? Well, according to a recent court ruling, when it comes to in-game footage, it is the latter. While players own their names and their [...]

NFL Agent

Will There Be NFL Scouting Combine Changes This Season? Each year, NFL hopefuls power through a series of evaluations chosen to test their mettle, intelligence and talent ahead of the league’s annual draft. What those tests look like, however, could soon change. Extensive tests to be [...]

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Taking a look at the Rams relocation process The former St. Louis Rams are now the Los Angeles Rams and while the relocation will certainly be a costly venture for the team, the move to the West Coast will not be nearly as expensive for the players. The Rams’ move to California will be a [...]

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What’s the problem with fan safety at MLB games? A lawsuit has pushed Major League Baseball to increase fan safety at MLB games. While all major league baseball stadiums in the U.S. do have safety netting behind home plate, the amount varies and there are seats that may be considered [...]