How to pick your agent.

The primary reason you hire an agent is to negotiate your NFL Player Contract.


General Information

Contract Info

Your agent should be skilled at negotiating the following:

  • A signing bonus
  • Paragraph 5 or base salary
  • Roster, report and workout bonuses
  • Incentives

Other factors to consider:

  • Interview several agents — there are more than 850 certified agents
  • Verify the clients represented by each agent
  • Contact the NFLPA and/or use the agent search feature to ensure the agent is active and in good standing
  • Familiarize yourself with the NFLPA Regulations Governing Contract Advisors and understand required and prohibited conduct for agents

For questions or issues related to your agent or contract, please email