Power at the core of franchising issue
With signing deadline looming, teams' control over top players becomes magnified
As a year since it was signed approaches, we are still discovering nuances of the NFL's collective bargaining agreement.
We are fully aware of the commissioner's continuing power over player conduct, but there is another issue with immediate relevance, as July 16 is the deadline for franchise players to sign long-term contracts or be limited to a one-year contract with their teams.
Even though Drew Brees won his grievance regarding the amount of a potential third tag next year, ...
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