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Football Agents Prepare For Hell Week

Successfully recruiting a football player to become your client is difficult.  Sitting around waiting for your client to be selected on one of the days of the NFL Draft is stressful.  But nothing may be as challenging for NFLPA Contract Advisors as this week, when many will have their clients cut by NFL teams and […]

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Quarterback Josh Freeman Adds Select Sports Group To Representation Team

Ken Kremer was a football agent for roughly 25 years.  Prior to retiring from the business of representing athletes, Kremer was an employee at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), where he represented quarterbacks Tony Romo and Josh Freeman.  When Kremer retired, Romo decided to go “on to the next one” and sign with agent R.J. Gonser. […]

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Sports Agent Blog’s 2013 NFL Mock Draft

2013 NFL Mock Draft Last Updated: January 23, 2013 The following is contributor Brandon Thorn’s initial 1st-round mock draft, where he makes sense of where each and every prospect can go based on his review of items such as team personnel, management, and history of the organizations.  The Sports Agent Blog NFL Mock Draft is a yearly […]

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Off Topic: The Brutal Ballet Of NFL Betting

Guest contribution by Alex Hepgurn. Brains. Brawn. Speed. Endurance. Tactics. Instinct. It is these contradictory elements and many more which make up the brutal ballet we know so fondly as the National Football League. While the light and shade of this noble sport is what makes it America’s second national pastime, it also creates a […]

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Lovie Smith’s Son Hired By IMG Worldwide; Brings Chicago Bears Coaches As Clients

He has experience working as an intern with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Priority Sports & Entertainment.  Now, the son of Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith has a full-time gig with IMG Worldwide. Matthew Smith (Lovie’s son) is off to a stronger start than most 26-year-old agents.  He represents his father, two other Chicago […]

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Baltimore Ravens’ Ed Reed Being Called A “Terrible Sports Agent”

Last Friday, I came across an article titled, Ed Reed Is a Terrible Sports Agent.  Who knew that Reed could be his own agent (hint: the principal/agent relationship doesn’t work that way)?  Then again, who knows where Reed is getting his advice from these days?  According to InsideTheLeague.com, Reed is conducting interviews with several agents. […]

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The NFLPA Provides “The Economic Truth About The New NFL CBA”

There are plenty of great gatherings of Sports Law professionals and students interested in Sports Law, but year after year, the best event is the annual Sports Lawyers Association conference.  This year’s conference was held last week in San Diego, California. The NFL Players Association typically holds its Certified Contract Advisor Session just prior to […]

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The NFL Scouting Combine Marks The Start Of Football

The following op-ed was submitted by sports agent Jeffrey Dobin, Esq.  Mr. Dobin is co-founder of Athlete Advocates. As the football season ends, the NFL Scouting Combine symbolizes a new beginning for potential NFL rookies.  Last year, discussions at the NFL’s Scouting Combine revolved around a common theme: the lockout and CBA negotiations.  Now that this issue […]

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Debate Rages as to Whether Suh is a Dirty Player

With his recent hit on quarterback Andy Dalton in the preseason, the debate has raged across the football nation as to whether Detroit Lions star defensive tackle, Ndamukong Suh is a “dirty” player.  The answer to this is up for debate, but one thing that has been indisputable is Suh’s impact on the Motor City.  […]

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Mark Bartelstein Speaks About NFL Free Agent Deals

At the end of last week, Mark Bartelstein, CEO of Priority Sports & Entertainment and agent to many stars in basketball and football, spoke to Bloomberg Sports about money spent on NFL free agents once signings commenced.  Bartelstein said that he did not think that there were bigger deals signed than in years past, but that […]