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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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The Man Behind The NFL’s Biggest Underdog Story

Mike McCartney, director of football at priority Sports & Entertainment, has been involved in football for more than 25 years as a coach, scout, front office executive and NFLPA certified agent. His clientele over the years includes Haloti Ngata, Kurt Warner, Arian Foster, Sean Lee, Mohammad Sanu and Kirk Cousins. In March, McCartney negotiated a […]

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NFLPA Lowers Default Agent Fee To 1.5 Percent

In March, the National Football League Player’s Association (NFLPA) decided against decreasing the maximum amount (3 percent) an NFL agent can charge his or her clients on performance contracts. However, the NFLPA announced Monday they are dropping the standard fee from 3 percent to a default fee of 1.5 percent. The agent fee has been a […]

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Ryan Clady Discusses Russell Okung’s Self-Negotiated Contract

Left tackle Ryan Clady came to the New York Jets this offseason to replace D’Brickashaw Ferguson, one of the Jets’ most reliable players over the last decade. However, the Jets’ new offensive lineman did not leave the Denver Broncos without feeling some animosity towards his replacement, Russell Okung. After receiving the Broncos’ franchise tag in […]

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On To The Next One: Cornelius Edison

Cornelius Edison, a center for the Chicago Bears, has found new representation after his first year in the NFL. Edison has signed with Mook Williams of Symmetry. He was previously represented by Evan Brennan and Brian Adkins of 7 Sports Group. Edison just finished his first season with the Bears after going undrafted out of Portland […]

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The Free Agent With No Agent

While there have been many moves in the first few weeks of free agency, the eyes of the agent community were squarely fixed on one player. Russell Okung, the former Seahawks lineman, made headlines for deciding to go into the free agency period agentless. Okung signed with the Denver Broncos and his contract has been […]

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Sportstars’ Jonathan Perzley & Brian Mackler Add Three Florida Gators for 2016 NFL Draft

Sportstars, Inc. have signed an impressive staple of Florida Gators entering the upcoming 2016 NFL Draft. It’s resulted in no small part to the relationship that agents Jonathan Perzley and Brian Mackler have curated with the program over recent years. Perzley, a dual-degree University of Florida alum, won’t seek the spotlight, instead declining interview requests and keeping away from […]

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Broncos LB, Brandon Marshall, Signs With Rosenhaus Sports

Denver Broncos LB, Brandon Marshall, has signed with agents Drew Rosenhaus and Jason Katz of super agency Rosenhaus Sports, according to a tweet by SBJ’s Liz Mullen. After a breakout 2014 campaign, the 25-year-old Las Vegas-native was hearing his name a lot more in the media. This lead the public to confuse him with current Chicago […]

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

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good Denver Broncos – The Broncos have been unstoppable in the first quarter of the season, dominating every opponent. The offense is firing on all cylinders, averaging 44.8 points per game. Quarterback Peyton Manning has a NFL record 16 touchdown passes and zero interceptions, […]

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Tebow-Mania Creating Believers

It’s the Denver Broncos post-game press conference and Tim Tebow is addressing the media fresh off of winning the biggest game of his career in an upset over last year’s Super Bowl runner-up, Pittsburgh Steelers.  He is asked what this playoff win means to him.  Tebow deflects the credit from himself claiming the biggest win […]