Prior to the start of the NFL season, Denver Broncos offensive lineman Russell Okung received a lot of attention as he chose to negotiate his own free agent deal. Over the past few seasons, there seems to be a growing trend of NFL players choosing to negotiate their contracts without the help of an agent. Bernard […]
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Are We Really Needed?
As somebody already in the sports agent profession or a student looking to one day get your big break, this story may not be something that pleases you. The title asks, Are We Really Needed? A couple of times in the past, I have disagreed with players dropping their agents in favor of self representation […]
About a year ago, I gave my opinion that no matter how business-savvy Gilbert Arenas may be, he was making a mistake by engaging in self-representation. Now Nate Jones of Jones On The NBA agrees that Arenas should hire an agent. Gilbert’s second injury and the evolution of the games of Brendan Haywood and Caron […]