NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 7
Rookie Compensation and Rookie Compensation Pool

Section 5(c)
Additional Terms


In the event that a player who was eligible for the NFL Draft in a prior League Year but who has never signed a Player Contract with a Club in a prior League Year (e.g., a player who signed a contract with another professional league before signing a Player Contract with a Club) receives offseason workout compensation pursuant to Article 21, Section 3 prior to the commencement of a Club’s Rookie Football Development Program, the cumulative amount of such daily compensation shall not count against the Club’s Year-One Rookie Compensation Pool or the Club’s Total Rookie Compensation Pool.