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Athletes First had 10 players sign NFL contracts between Nov. 4 and Jan. 8, the most of any agency during that time frame. The chart below lists agencies/firms with five or more players who were publicly listed as signing an on-field contract with an NFL team over that roughly two-month period, and the agency that represented them at the time. See a complete list of agent/firms/players during the time period. The contract agent of each player is listed in parentheses (Brandon McClung, SportsBusiness Journal).
AGENCYPLAYERSPLAYER (AGENT)Athletes First10
Patriots K Shayne Graham, Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano, Colts S Chip Vaughn (David Dunn); Miami Dolphins WR Brooks Foster, Chargers RB Billy Latsko (Joby Branion); Dolphins QB Tom Brandstater, 49ers RB Xavier Omon (Mark Humenik); Packers TE Spencer Havner, Redskins P Sam Paulescu (Justin Schulman); Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (Andrew Kessler, Joby Branion) All Pro Sports & Entertainment8 Redskins DE Rashaad Duncan, Titans TE Riar Geer, Jaguars T Adam Terry, Texans RB Chris Ogbonnaya, Texans T Cole Pemberton, Bengals CB Jonathan Wade (Peter Schaffer); Eagles DE Jeremy Clark*, Buccaneers S Dominique Harris (John Rickert) Impact Sports Management7 Rams RB Chauncey Washington, Panthers S Gerald Alexander, Broncos DT Louis Leonard*, Lions WR Mike Moore, Chargers T Eric Young (Sean Kiernan); Titans DT Malcolm Sheppard (Jack Scharf); Seahawks WR Mike Williams (Mitch Frankel) SportStars7 Texans S Quintin Demps, Lions T Tony Ugoh (David Butz); Bengals CB Fred Bennett (Jason Chayut); Bengals T Andrew Gardner (Lester Archambeau); Raiders WR Damola Adeniji (Bill Heck); Giants RB Charles Scott (Jonathan Perzley); Colts T Michael Toudouze (Alan Herman) Enter Sports Management6 Redskins RB Andre Brown, Texans DT DeMario Pressley, Buccaneers DE E.J. Wilson (Hadley Engelhard); Bengals RB James Develin, Colts WR Taj Smith, Cardinals DE Ronald Talley (Wesley Bridges) Athletic Resource Management5 Chiefs LB Charlie Anderson, Eagles DE Derrick Burgess, Jaguars S Michael Hamlin, Vikings QB Patrick Ramsey*, Jaguars CB Terrence Wheatley (James Sexton) CAA Sports5 Giants WR Derek Hagan, Bills LB Shawne Merriman, Saints LB Kawika Mitchell, Titans QB Chris Simms (Tom Condon); Patriots DT Atiyyah Ellison (Jim Steiner) Derrick Fox Inc.5 Raiders WR Shaun Bodiford, Saints C Justin Drescher, Rams TE Derek Schouman, Raiders G Roy Schuening, Broncos G Shawn Murphy (Derrick Fox) Game Sports & Entertainment5 Texans C Cody Wallace, Giants LB Zak DeOssie (Leonard Roth); Raiders CB Joe Porter, Jaguars DT Nate Collins (Edward Wasielewski); Cardinals LB Cyril Obiozor (Ian Greengross) International Sports Agency5 Broncos RB Jeremiah Johnson, Eagles CB Gerard Lawson, Redskins WR Maurice Price (Bardia Ghahremani); Bears C Patrick Mannelly, 49ers K Jeff Reed (Don Henderson) Rosenhaus Sports Representation5 Browns QB Jarrett Brown, Patriots DT Landon Cohen, Rams QB Thaddeus Lewis, Bengals CB Keiwan Ratliff, Lions G Donald Thomas (Drew Rosenhaus)
NOTES: Players are listed with the team that signed them. Players might have subsequently been released or been otherwise moved. Agency information was not available for the following players and their listed individual agents: Saints RB DeShawn Wynn, Bills G Jason Watkins (Christina Phillips); Bengals K Clint Stitser (Jill McBride Baxter). * = Player signed multiple contracts during the measured time period.