NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 7
Rookie Compensation and Rookie Compensation Pool

Section 3(c)(ii)(E)
Rookie Contracts


conditions the formation and binding effect of a player’s Rookie Contract upon his ability to pass a physical examination administered by the Club Physician; provided, however, that nothing shall prohibit a Club and a player from agreeing that the player’s entitlement to receive a signing bonus is subject to the player reporting to the Club and passing a physical examination.