NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 7
Rookie Compensation and Rookie Compensation Pool

Section 7(b)
Fifth-Year Option for First Round Selections


Compensation Terms. The Fifth-Year Option is a non-negotiable, standard fixed Paragraph 5 Salary calculated pursuant to Subsections (e), (f), and (g) below. Any compensation terms other than the player’s Paragraph 5 Salary described in Subsections (e), (f), and (g) below are prohibited.