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NFL Players Inc. Extends Deal With Social Platform Opendorse For Another Five Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 18 / 18

The NFLPA and its Players Inc. licensing/marketing arm has signed a five-year contract extension with social media marketing platform Opendorse. This follows the original deal signed in ’13 and is aimed at aiding NFL players in striking relationships with brand partners for social media activa...

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