The world of contract negotiations
Possible strategies for disgruntled players hit with the franchise tag
The NFL's offseason is longer than its season, with the first meaningful snap after the Super Bowl coming seven months later in September. From a front-office perspective, the offseason -- when teams are assembled and renovated -- is busier than the season. I always chuckled when people asked, "What do you do in the offseason?"
I always referred to the offseason as "me time," with players more concerned about their personal situations than the team. Football becomes a business with issues ...
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