Players approve new NFL CBA

By a relatively close vote of 1,109 to 959, NFL players approved the new collective bargaining agreement, which will cover the next 11 seasons, including the 2020 season, which would have been the last season covered by the 2011 CBA. Here is the statement from the NFLPA. Our statement on the CBA vote: — NFLPA (@NFLPA) March 15, 2020 Stay tuned to for more info regarding the new CBA and how agreement impacts all those involved in the Continue ReadingPlayers approve new NFL CBA

Split Contracts

This is the second post in our CBA Basics series. Today we will discuss split contracts. How can an NFL player actually earn less than a minimum salary? When a split salary is included within his contract. Star NFL players and high draft picks do not need to be concerned with this CBA nuance. However, for mid to late round draft picks, rookie free agents, end of the roster veterans, and players coming back from injury, a split salary provision Continue ReadingSplit Contracts