NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 4
NFL Player Contract

Section 10
Return of Advanced Paragraph 5 Salary

A player and Club may agree to the circumstances in which a player shall have to return any advanced Paragraph 5 Salary, so long as such agreement does not affect the player’s ability to eventually earn such Paragraph 5 Salary by performing his services for the regular season week(s) in question. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to address the circumstances in which players are or are not entitled to Paragraph 5 Salary for such week(s).