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‘A lot of agent missteps’ prompt wholesale NFLPA review

04 / 21 / 14

T he NFL Players Association ’s Committee on Agent Regulation and Discipline will undergo a major review of the regulations governing NFL player agents in the next few months, said Eric Winston , the NFLPA’s newly elected president....

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05/06/02
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