NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 4
NFL Player Contract

Section 5(a)
Notices, Prohibitions, etc.


Any agreement between any player and any Club concerning terms and conditions of employment shall be set forth in writing in a Player Contract as soon as practicable. Each Club shall provide to the NFL a copy of each such Player Contract within two days of the execution of such contract by the player and the Club. The NFL shall provide to the NFLPA a copy of each executed Player Contract it receives from a Club within two business days of its receipt of such Player Contract. It is anticipated that each Club will send a copy of each such Player Contract to the NFL by first class mail the day it is so executed and an electronic scanned version of the fully executed Electronic Contract shall be emailed to the NFL Waivers account and to the player agent no later than two days after execution of the Contract. The NFL will forward the scanned copy of the fully executed Contract to the NFLPA by electronic mail. The NFL shall provide to the NFLPA any salary information received from a Club which is relevant to whether such Player Contract complies with Article 7 and/or Article 13, within two business days following the NFL’s receipt of such information. Promptly upon but no later than two business days after the signing of any Veteran with less than three Accrued Seasons to a Player Contract, the signing Club shall notify the NFL, which shall notify the NFLPA of such signing.