NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 7
Rookie Compensation and Rookie Compensation Pool

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


Nothing in this Section (h) shall preclude a player selected in the first round of the 2016 or any subsequent Draft and a Club from agreeing to contract provisions relating to the forfeiture of Salary earnable in any League Year prior to the player’s option year, subject to the restrictions set forth in Article 4, Section 9.