NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 19
Consultation And Information Sharing

Section 3
Notice of Invalid Contract

If the NFL informs a Club that a proposed player transaction would be inconsistent with or in violation of the terms of this Agreement as interpreted by the NFL, the NFL shall promptly notify the NFLPA that such an interpretation has been communicated and the basis for such interpretation. The NFL shall provide such notice as soon as possible, but in no event later than five (5) business days following the communication of such interpretation to the Club.