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Ballengee Group Sends Care Packages With A Message

In the world of increasingly elaborate and expansive care packages sent to players in training camps, The Ballengee Group, a full-service sports agency who started their football division last year, sent more than items to their clients; they sent a message as well. All the goods featured in their 2020 care packages are from black-owned […]

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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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The Money Behind the Pre-Draft Process

When the NFL Draft kicks off tonight in Nashville, millions of people around the world will be watching the dreams come true of hundreds of prospects making it to the NFL. But, most fans do not know the magnitude of expenses behind the scenes leading up to the draft. During the four to five month […]

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Female NFL Agents Making Strides

Potential No. 1 overall draft pick, Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams, can make history if selected first overall. Williams would become the first player to be selected No. 1 in the draft, who is represented by a female agent. Williams is represented by Young Money APPA agent, Nicole Lynn. Williams will also become Lynn’s first, […]

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NFL Agents Discuss Creation Of Agent Association And Changes To NFLPA Rules

Earlier today, roughly 300 NFL agents joined a conference call to discuss the state of being a representative for professional football players. The conversation began with one agent stating, “I wish I had two more hands to give the NFL Players Association four thumbs down” and ended with the call leader, NFL agent Peter Schaffer, […]

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Cornerstone Traits Of An Effective NFL Player Agent

Each July, hundreds of hopeful NFL player agents flock to the NFLPA Headquarters in Washington, DC, to sit for the NFL Agent Certification Exam. For those who pass, they have taken the first step to becoming a “certified contract advisor.” The next steps, however, are the most difficult part of one of the most competitive […]

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Casey Muir To New NFL Agents: Live To Fight Another Day

Believing in stability as an NFL agent is like buying a used car off a Craigslist ad – the body may show no signs of physical abandonment on its surface, but what’s the likelihood it stalls on the interstate during rush hour traffic? Each day is rigged with long days, gambles and some happy days. […]

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Top 150 NFL Draft Prospects And Their Agents – 2015

Highlights Relativity Sports has 15 clients, 3 in the top 10, and 8 in the top 50 Athletes First reps 12 players, 6 of whom are ranked in the top 50 Lagardere Unlimited has 11 clients, 6 in the top 50 SportStars, who dominated the 2014 draft, has 11 clients Priority Sports fully or co-represents […]

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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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No New NFL Agents In 2011

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) issued the following notice yesterday, December 22, 2010: NEW APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!!! As you are aware, the NFLPA/NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement is set to expire on March 3, 2011, at the conclusion of the 2010 NFL Season. While the parties to the […]