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NFL Contracts: What in the World is an Escalator Clause?

NFL Contracts: What in the World is an Escalator Clause?

Ahhh, good ole escalator clauses. Odds are, you’ve  heard the word thrown around on NFL Network or something when they’re talking about player’s contracts.  To the average person, it can sound kinda intimidating, but...

 

NFL Contracts: What the Heck is a “Voidable Year?”

NFL Contracts: What the Heck is a “Voidable Year?”

  Ever watch ESPN or NFL Network and hear the analysts talk about “voidable years” in somebody’s contract, and wonder what the hell they’re talkin’ about? It can be a little intimidating, but in reality,...

 

The 2009 Vick-Eagles Contract. A Classic “Prove It” Deal.

The 2009 Vick-Eagles Contract.  A Classic “Prove It” Deal.

Prove It Deals Can Be Win-Wins for the Team And the Player   NFL players looking for redemption tend to get offered prove it contracts offered to ‘em.  The first Vick-Eagles contract in ’09 was a classic prove-it contract....

 

Ever Wondered What the Difference Was Between Restricted and Unrestricted Free Agents in Pro Football?

Ever Wondered What the Difference Was Between Restricted and Unrestricted Free Agents in Pro Football?

Miles Austin was among the 212 NFL players that were Restricted Free Agents going into the 2010 season that would've normally been Unrestricted. (Image - ICON)   I have a confession…  I used to throw around the terms Restricted...

 

The Art of Studying Current NFL Rosters – And Why It’s Crucial to an Undrafted Free Agent’s Success

The Art of Studying Current NFL Rosters – And Why It’s Crucial to an Undrafted Free Agent’s Success

“One-and-done.” That’s the short and all-too-familiar description of most NFL Undrafted Free Agent’s (UFA’s) careers in the NFL. Most of them end up cut without a second shot at putting on an NFL uniform. 4-time Pro Bowler...

 

7 NFL Negotiation Strategies That Maximize Guaranteed Money – Part 2

7 NFL Negotiation Strategies That Maximize Guaranteed Money – Part 2

Welcome to part two of 7 NFL Negotiation Strategies that Maximize Guaranteed Money.  In the Part 1, we learned about incentive-laced contracts, the definition of deferred payments, and what signing bonuses are.  Today we’re finishing...

 

7 NFL Negotiation Strategies That Maximize Guaranteed Money – Part 1

7 NFL Negotiation Strategies That Maximize Guaranteed Money – Part 1

Not knowing anything about NFL negotiations is a recipe for disaster for NFL Players There’s an epidemic of ignorant rookies out here.  Rookies that don’t know anything about NFL negotiation strategies, that are relying on their agent...

 
 
 
 
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