NFLPA

NFLPA Player Camps Continue To Grow

(The NFLPA is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) A shared interest and priority for most professional athletes is giving back to their community and to the world of youth sports. The NFL Players Association makes this a priority as well.  In 2019, the NFLPA assisted 208 different NFL players in the planning and execution of day camps that served over 61,000 kids across three different countries. Because of this, notable players like Malcolm Jenkins, Lamar Jackson, Kirk Cousins, […]

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Will Bobby Wagner Inspire Other NFL Players To Strike Their Own Deals?

When the Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner reported to the team facility to begin preparations for next season, he was surely to be pulled aside by one of his teammates and asked a direct question: So how did you do it? The 29-year-old Wagner recently became one of the rare pro athletes to successfully negotiate his own contract without an agent. By most accounts, Wagner didn’t need a silk-suited Jerry Maguire-type at the negotiating table. On his own, the […]

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2019 Season Marks 25th Year of NFL Players Inc.

(The NFLPA is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) The NFL Players Association means business. The union represents more than 2,000 active professional football players in the National Football League and has a long history of assuring recognition and representation of players’ interest. That mission was invigorated prior to the 1994 season when the NFLPA formed NFL Players Inc., the union’s for-profit licensing and marketing arm. The first-of-its-kind model allows NFL players to share in a revenue pool that […]

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Now Evaluating NFL Player Contracts? AI

NFL teams pay players a premium to maximize their on-field performance. Now, clubs will be given a new tool to assess how they’re using their resources – in the front-office. Pro Football Focus, a website and data company that provides in-depth, analytical analysis regarding NFL and college football teams, announced that the NFL will start using its newly-created artificial intelligence system that can assess player contract salaries. PFF has contracts with all 32 of the league’s teams. Going forward, NFL […]

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Inside The Huddle: Brands, Athletes, and Equity Deals with Ricky Medina

In the buildup to Front Office Sports’ Brand Marketing Huddle at the LA Stadium Premiere Center on July 11, we’re introducing you to the huddle leaders who will be lending their expertise to the conversation. Today, meet Ricky Medina: Senior Manager of Licensing and Business Development with the NFL Players Association. In this role, Medina leads negotiations for new licensing deals & partnerships while representing the intellectual property for a group player licensing program for all current NFL players. Growing […]

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Inside The Huddle: Group Player Rights with Gina Scott

In the buildup to Front Office Sports’ Brand Marketing Huddle at the LA Stadium Premiere Center on July 11, we’re introducing you to the huddle leaders who will be lending their expertise to the conversation. Today, meet Gina Scott: Vice President of Group Licensing and Partner Services at the NFL Players Association. She will be one of the leaders of the huddle “Standing Together: The Power of Group Player Rights.” Scott completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University […]

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Inside The Huddle: Group Player Rights with Steve Scebelo

In the buildup to Front Office Sports’ Brand Marketing Huddle at the LA Stadium Premiere Center on July 11, we’re introducing you to the huddle leaders who will be lending their expertise to the conversation. Today, meet Steve Scebelo: Vice President of Licensing & Business Development at the NFLPA. Scebelo will be one of the leaders of the huddle titled “Standing Together: The Power of Group Player Rights”. After nearly three decades in the sports industry, Scebolo describes his entrance […]

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How the NFL Welcomes New Stars At The NFLPA Rookie Premiere

(*The NFLPA is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Rookie Premiere. 40 rookies from this year’s draft class convened in Los Angeles to not only show the world what they look like in the uniforms of their new teams for the first time, but also to connect directly with several of the NFLPA’s major licensees and sponsors. “I think the most important part of the Rookie Premiere for […]

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