NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 49
Player Security


  • Section 1. No Discrimination

    There will be no discrimination in any form against any player by the NFL, the Management Council, any Club or by the NFLPA because of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or activity or lack of activity on behalf of the

  • Section 2. Personal Appearance

    Clubs may make and enforce reasonable rules governing players’ appearance on the field and in public places while representing the Clubs; provided, however, that no player will be disciplined because of hair length or facial hair.