NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 34
Meal Allowance

  • Section 1. Reimbursement

    A player will be reimbursed for meals not furnished by his Club on travel days during the preseason, regular season and postseason as follows:


    For purposes of this Article, commercial airline meals or the equivalent shall not be considered as furnished by the Club.

  • Section 2. Travel Day

    Each travel day will commence at the time a Team leaves its home city and will terminate at the time the Team arrives back at its home city. If a Team is traveling for a day game and leaves its home city after 2:00pm on the day prior to the game, players will receive dinner money if the Team does not eat dinner together. When the pre-game meal on a travel day is after 9:00am, players will receive breakfast money.