CBJ Board Other Sports Thread: Part V
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01-07-2010, 02:08 PM
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But a lot has to do with the NFL and their non guaranteed contracts. The argument from everybody here is the team can terminate a contract at any time so why shouldn't the player be able to....
Employers in all field retain rights that are not available to employees.
I don't think NFL contracts can be terminated at any time - they become guaranteed at a certain time during each season and the team is obligated until the end of the year. They're not guaranteed from year to year, though, so those long, multi-year committments are not as they appear. I'm not a fan of contract renegotiation, but I'm also not looking to permit pay cuts for underpreforming, either. And the Brownies would have more candidates for that than for raises!
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