NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 7
Rookie Compensation and Rookie Compensation Pool

Section 1(b)(i)


“Year-One Rookie Salary” for a Drafted Rookie means the highest amount of earnable compensation for which such player and Club have contracted in the first year of his Rookie Contract regardless of whether any or all amounts are earned or considered “likely to be earned” as set forth in Article 13, excluding only (A) minimum offseason workout per diem, and (B) compensation for community relations/sponsor appearances (subject to the maximum amounts permitted in Section 3(b)(iv) below).