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Plan For Your NFL Client Being Cut

The NFL has a lot of money and its owners have been sharing more of it with their players. It happens all the time.  A player is signed to a high priced multi-year contract only to be cut way before the contract expires.  Most of the money that was displayed with awe in the major […]

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The End Of The Franchise?

Bears 2007 Franchise Tag player, Lance Briggs, wants out of Chi-Town. I opened up ESPN.com yesterday to find Len Pasquarelli telling me that Lance Briggs is very upset with his franchise tag, hates the Chicago Bears organization because of it (makes sure to leave the actual team out of his disgust), and wants to be […]

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In-Depth Look At The Nate Clements Deal

Nate Clements was signed yesterday to an 8-year, $80 million contract by the San Francisco 49ers, making him the highest paid defensive player ever. The deal has made headlines on many sports-media outlets, and the first response of many has been “really?” It is true that an $80 million contract has been signed, but it’s […]

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‘Tis Also Franchise Season

Last year, I fully explained how the franchising process works in the NFL [NFL Franchise Tags]. Players who have been franchised by their respective teams: 1. Lance Briggs – Chicago Bears 2. Justin Smith – Cincinnati Bengals 3. Dwight Freeney – Indianapolis Colts 4. Asante Samuel – New England Patriots 5. Charles Grant – New […]

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Information For Football Agents/Fans

I came across a new website for football agents. Its called www.condraft.com, and it is a great way for younger guys to look into who will be the next big thing to come out of the NFL draft.  I think that condraft will be a great way to get information on players that you may […]

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Will The Colts/Chargers Success Hurt Agents?

Last week I wrote a post titled, Will The Yankees Success Hurt Agents?. The post received a lot of hits and I received a lot of personal e-mails to further discuss the matter. Within the article, I mentioned SBR’s note on how the Yankees’ team may be the worst Return on Investment in the history […]

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Deion Branch’s Agent At Fault?

Amidst all the talk about arbitration hearings, the Patriots reneging on their promise to trade Branch, etc, is there any place for Branch’s agent to be blamed for the Branch saga? ProFootballTalk.com believes that Jason Chayut, agent for Deion Branch, should have focused on first finding out from the Patriots exactly what it would take […]

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2006/2007 NFL Predictions

Kickoff is just about 3 hours away, and I am extremely excited to see my hometown Miami Dolphins take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Here are my predictions on what teams will make the playoffs and how far each will go.  Feel free to leave your own predictions in the comments area. AFC East: New England […]

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Know Your Drugs

We may look back to the beginning of 21st century sports as The Years of the Drug.  Baseball has suspended players for steroids and human growth hormone use while football has repeatedly suspended players for violating its substance abuse policy.  Agents need to be aware of what their clients are taking and what the rules […]

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Profit From Football

8 years ago, Forbes started calculating NFL team values.  From that time, the average NFL team has seen a 211% increase in value and is now worth $898 million [The Business of Football].  The steady increase in broadcasting fees, which equal more than MLB and the NBA combined, has become the main source for player […]