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NFLPA Sends League Management Council Another Memo On Rookie Contracts

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 26 / 17

The NFLPA recently sent the league’s management council copies of two provisions it believes are "prohibited in rookie contracts -- the latest step in a fight that has slowed negotiations for some teams and could lead to grievances down the road," according to Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY. The N...

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