Mike Tannenbaum Remains An Agent Even With New Consulting Role

Former New York Jets General Manager, Mike Tannenbaum, joined sports agency Priority Sports as the head of its Coaches, Front Office and Broadcasters Division last summer.  In that role, he recently negotiated Steve Kerr’s new salary with the Golden State Warriors. As of last Friday, Tannenbaum will now try to balance two competing responsibilities, with some arguing…

Full 2014 NFL Draft Selections And Analysis (Player/Agent)

Prior coverage of NFL Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Keep up with Darren Heitner on Twitter, spreadsheet creator Josh Corriveau on Twitter and Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Sportstars with 25 clients selected – 9.77% (1 in 1st round) – in-depth article on Forbes. Athletes First with…

2014 NFL Draft Round 1 Selections And Analysis (Player/Agent)

Prior coverage of NFL Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Keep up with Darren Heitner on Twitter and Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS First Round Highlights CAA Sports had five clients taken in the first round on Thursday, the most of any agency. The agency’s early success included…

‘Why Not Us’ Mentality Helps Seattle Seahawks Produce First Super Bowl Championship

The Super Bowl was full of memorable moments and New York/New Jersey provided a great platform for the Seattle Seahawks to showcase its talents. The Seahawks once again demonstrated that a superior defense does win championships. However, the Seahawks’ playoff success runs much deeper than its flashy neon-uniforms, outspoken leaders, and 12th man. Most noteworthy…

Why Seattle Has Already Won

This guest post is written by Jason A. Davis, Esq. a Seattle attorney and sports fan.  Mr. Davis has previously contributed to the Sports Agent Blog. Follow him at @JasonDavisEsq1. The rising star and quarterback of the now Super Bowl bound Seattle Seahawks is known to ask the simple question, “Why not us?”  And why…

NFL Week Eleven: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: Denver Broncos – Denver vs. Kansas City has meaning again. After Sunday’s win, Denver moves into a tie with Kansas City for first place in the AFC at 9-1. Denver’s defense proved to everyone that it is only getting better as they get…

NFL Week Ten: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: New Orleans – What had been a highly-anticipated game between two dynamic offenses – or so we thought – quickly became a beat down of epic proportions. Entering Sunday’s matchup, the juiciest storyline was former Dallas Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan facing off against…

NFL Week Nine: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: Tom Brady – The football nerds around the country in forums and message boards have been talking about how Brady’s numbers this season have been down and that his career is on the downslope. While Brady’s numbers have indeed been below his usual…

Representing The NFL Undrafted Free Agent [Part II]

The following article is a guest contribution from Evan Brennan. Mr. Brennan an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and is a current student at Chapman Law School. He holds a Master’s degree in Sports Management from California State University at Long Beach, and a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He has worked in athlete public…

NFL Week Seven: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: Indianapolis Colts – Andrew Luck out-dueled his predecessor Peyton Manning on Sunday, with the Colts defeating the Broncos 39-33. The 33 points scored by the Broncos were a season-low and Peyton Manning’s day – 29/49 for 386 yards with 3 touchdowns and 1…