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Octagon Brings On Tier 1 Management's Casey Muir As Dir Of Client Managment

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 14 / 17

Octagon has hired Casey Muir, an NFLPA-certified agent, as Dir of Client Management. Muir will work out of Philadelphia and report to Octagon Football Managing Dir David Yates. Muir was certified by the NFLPA to represent players in contract negotiations in '10 and currently includes Seahawks G...

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