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Quarterback Kyle Sloter Signs With VaynerSports

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyle Sloter has signed with Brian McLaughlin and AJ Vaynerchuk of VaynerSports. VaynerSports was founded by AJ and his brother, social media personality Gary Vaynerchuk. Their budding sports agency has been dubbed “the agency for the modern day athlete.” The third-year quarterback out of Northern Colorado now joins the growing client roster […]

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Endeavor Hires Todd Kline To Join Sports Talent Group

Former AEG Global Partnerships executive and former NFL executive, Todd Kline, has joined Endeavor as the Senior Vice President of Sports Talent and Property Sales. After Kline’s seven-year stint at AEG overseeing sales and client activation, he joined the Miami Dolphins. From 2015-2018, Kline was the Dolphins’ Chief Commercial Officer. He oversaw all sponsorship revenue […]

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Seahawks’ Bobby Wagner Lands Contract Extension Without Agent Representation

All-Pro inside linebacker Bobby Wagner and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed on a three-year, $54 million contract extension. Wagner will receive $40.2 million in guaranteed money. He is soon entering the final season of his 2015 four-year, $43 million contract that came with $19.97 million guaranteed. With the unpredictability of the violent sport, Wagner wanted […]

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Michael Thomas Signs Record-Breaking Contract Extension

New Orleans Saints All-Pro wide receiver Michael Thomas signed a five-year, $100 million dollar extension Wednesday morning. The contract has $61 million guaranteed. Thomas is now the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL and is the first offensive player in history, other than a quarterback, to sign a $100 million dollar deal. Thomas has more […]

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On To The Next One: Browns’ RB Duke Johnson Joins Rosenhaus Sports

Cleveland Browns RB Duke Johnson has parted ways with his agent, Kristin Campbell, and has signed with Rosenhaus Sports. After skipping voluntary workouts in May, Johnson attended minicamp last month but still wants to be traded. According to a tweet from Adam Schefter, “Rosenhaus helped facilitate a trade for the Browns and his client, Emmanuel […]

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Andrew Brandt Joins VaynerSports

VaynerSports announced that Andrew Brandt has joined the agency as its Executive Vice President. “Brandt provides a unique perspective on league and player negotiations, sports policy, player finance and other key business aspects of sports”, said AJ Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerSports. “We are very excited to welcome Andrew to our team and to take VaynerSports […]

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Mixed Bag Offseason for NFL Agent Damarius Bilbo

Athletes are not the only ones who feel the emotions that accompany wins and losses on and off the field. NFL agent Damarius Bilbo has experienced the highs and lows of the fickle representation industry all in the span of a few months. Bilbo negotiated a contract extension for his client, Xavien Howard, with the […]

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Sports Agent Blog’s 2019 NFL Draft Recap Rounds 1-7

Here are the final notes on the top agencies by number of clients drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft: Creative Artists Agency- 22 clients drafted this year compared to 25 in 2018. Six clients in the first round and 8 in the second round. Agent Tory Dandy had 7 clients taken in the first 3 […]

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From Draft Day to Pay Day

Productive NFL players and their agents beam at the thought of contract negotiations. When players become free agents, they are faced with a unique opportunity to sign life-changing deals. Agents do their job in ensuring these players get the best possible contracts. There are many details and clauses in an NFL contract that an agent […]

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By The Numbers: 2019 NFL Draft – First Round

With the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, here are some quick notes on how the top agents and agencies performed: Creative Artists Agency- six clients selected in the first round. Todd France had two EDGE rushers go in the top 16 while agent Tory Dandy had a client selected in […]