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NFL Franchise Tags

So you hear about them all the time before the start of new NFL seasons, but do you actually know the definition of an NFL Franchise Tag? If not, this post should shed some light on the issue. Each year, an NFL team may designate one of its impending Free Agent’s to be a “Franchise […]

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No More Questions – T.O. Playing For “America’s Team”

After taking a hiatus from the press (did anybody notice?), Drew Rosenhaus was able to sign his client, Terrell Owens, to a 3-year, $25 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys. That $25 million is broken down into a $5 million bonus up front and $5 for his first season with the Cowboys. Terrell will actually […]

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NFL Collective Bargaining Update 4 (The End…for several years)

The CBA has officially been extended for another 6 years. The 2006 salary cap should now be $104 million instead of the $94.5 million cap that would have existed had a deal not been struck. This will save a lot of players the anguish of being cut by their respective teams. You had to figure […]

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NFL Collective Bargaining Update 3 (When Will This End?)

Free Agency in the NFL has ONCE AGAIN been extended right before the deadline was reached (last scheduled for Midnight Sunday). With a 72 hour delay on the start of free agency, it seems as though one of 2 outcomes are plausible. On Wednesday at Midnight, free agency will begin or there will be yet […]

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NFL Collective Bargaining Update 2

Deadline for free agency is now midnight Sunday.  We may see a new CBA within that time.  Why else would the deadline have been extended?  The NFL world is upside down right now… [tags]nfl, cba, collective bargaining, free agent[/tags]

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NFL Collective Bargaining Update

Teams have until 10PM tonight to cut players and full under the 2006 salary cap of $94.5 million. There have already been many high quality players released by a myriad of teams, but I gaurantee that you haven’t seen anything yet. After tonight, there will be a very interesting free-agent market! [tags]nfl, cba, collective bargaining, […]

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2007 – The Year of the NFL Agent

Yes, the Chinese have dubbed 2007 to be The Year of the NFL Agent…you heard it here first. But on a serious note, look out for an uncapped 2007 in the National Football League. Straight from the mouth of NFLPA executive director Gene Upshaw: March 3 will be the beginning of a new league year […]

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Mel Kiper’s initial prediction

Mel Kiper’s current prediction on how the draft will turn out (* means underclassman): 1. Houston — *Reggie Bush, RB, USC 2. New Orleans — Matt Leinart, QB, Southern California 3. Tennessee — *Vince Young, QB, Texas 4. New York Jets — D’Brickashaw Ferguson, OT, Virginia 5. Green Bay — *Mario Williams, DE, NC State […]

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Next Question!

What would a Sports Agent blog be without discussion on the current (whether it’s good for the business of sports or not) poster-boy of the Sports Agent world, Drew Rosenhaus? In his last Press Conference (notice that we actually have not seen him in a while), he barely answered any questions from the press straight-forward, […]