NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 17

Section 2(c)
Other Club Conduct

No Club may have a policy not to negotiate with, or enter into a Player Contract with, any player who is free to negotiate and sign a Player Contract with any Club, on any of the following grounds, if such policy is inconsistent with Section 1 above:


that the player has become a Restricted Free Agent or an Unrestricted Free Agent; or