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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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Robert Griffin III Sued By NFL Agent Ben Dogra For $658,000 In Unpaid Fees

NFL agent Ben Dogra is back representing professional athletes after a bit of a hiatus and a win against his former employer Creative Artists Agency in a long fought arbitration battle. But he is also not done litigating, with his most recent action filed against NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III. Dogra claims that he and […]

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Ben Dogra v CAA: The Agent Business Is A Full Contact Sport

Former National Football League super agent Ben Dogra is waging a war against his former employer Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in federal court. The pending action comes after the parties engaged in an arbitration battle that lasted multiple years with the arbitrator ultimately declaring that Dogra, the former agent for Adrian Peterson, Robert Griffin III […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/9/2016)

The start of college football started off strong, which continued with the beginning of the NFL regular season. Most memorable is an amazing Notre Dame vs. Texas match-up from last weekend. But how about the ending for the Denver Broncos, just squeezing by the Carolina Panthers to win the NFL opener? There is a lot […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/1/2016)

Unfortunately, the following is no April Fool’s joke. The agent community has lost a very valuable member in the passing of NFLPA certified Contract Advisor Eugene Parker. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Parker lost his battle with kidney cancer. He leaves behind many family members, friends and clients whom adored him, including Jairus Byrd, who […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/8/2016)

We are right in the thick of signing season for NFLPA certified Contract Advisors. The announcements of signings keep pouring in. Our incredible contributors at Sports Agent Blog will continue to highlight some of the more notable pairings; we are keeping track of all signings in the background and will provide our master list as always. […]

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Mike Shanahan’s Axe To Grind Is Bad News For Ben Dogra

Football super-agent Ben Dogra must be pulling his hair out every time former Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan gets near a mic. Shanahan was the sideline boss during the rise and fall of quarterback Robert Griffin III’s tenure in Washington. He watched the former Baylor star reach great heights and win Offensive Rookie of the […]

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On To The Next One: Sheldon Richardson

Per Sports Business Journal, New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has left CAA Sports & signed with Relativity Sports. Richardson will be represented by agents Ben Dogra, Eugene Parker and Kyle Evans. He was represented by Dogra while with CAA Sports. Richardson was drafted in 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/27/15)

Even though it’s the offseason, there is still a lot of action going on in the NFL. With the Combine having come and gone, teams are beginning to make roster and cap space for future draft picks and free agents. Darren’s Miami Dolphins recently cut two wide receivers and could possibly be letting Mike Wallace go too. On […]

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Adrian Peterson’s Agent Gets In Verbal Altercation With Vikings VP

As reported by Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Ben Dogra, Adrian Peterson’s agent, and Rob Brzezinski, Vikings VP of Football Operations, had a war of words last week in downtown Indianapolis. Sources near the situation confirmed that the verbal altercation took place in front of numerous outside parties.The two reportedly had to be separated by […]