How much of the blame is/should be placed on player agents?
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09-24-2004, 08:04 AM
Join Date: Feb 2002
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the agents knwo they get a certain % of each contract, so of course they're going to use their leverage to push for the biggest contract possible, even if said player isn't worth what the contract is worth... so the agents can line their own pockets, agents don't give a rats behind whether one of their player's contracts is too high or not, so long as they get their % they dont' give a damn, one thing i'd change would be adding a certain $ figure that agents would get... NOT a certain percentage, with a set monetary figure in place agents would have no reason to press for the highest contract imaginable unless said player told them to push for it
Since every agent always makes his guy take the highest offer he has so the agent can make more $$$ right?
Agents get too much of a bad rep when all they're really doing is playing the system.
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