Yesterday, Drew Rosenhaus tweeted, “Why is there so much controversy when a player who out-performs his contract asks for a increased deal? NFL teams release players everyday who have several years left on their contracts. It’s an unfair double standard that teams can cut players before they finish their deal.” There is an easy answer […]
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Peter Schaffer Lends His Two Cents
Not every player is interested in going with a mega-agency like CAA or IMG (depending on the sport). Some are just fine with going for a smaller firm that has a proven track record. That’s what Joe Thomas was looking for going into the 2007 NFL Draft. “One of the big things I really liked,” […]
As an agent in a professional sport, you must count your blessings every night and hope that your current clients do not ditch you for the hundreds of hungry agents working while you sleep. There are more agents out there than potential clients (at least ones that will make you any money), and most players […]
What’s The Deal?
As teams approach the conclusion of mini camp and the beginning of training camp, we will start to see more and more players threatening to sit out due to their contracts. Plaxico Burress, Lito Sheppard, Jason Peters, Jeff Garcia and Brian Urlacher have all voiced their dissatisfaction with their current deals. In some cases I […]