NFLPA to agents: Talk to your clients

NFLPA to agents: Talk to your clients
Works paint an NFL logo Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, as they prepare CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The league and the NFL Players Association have agreed to a plan calling for players to report for training camp no later than July 28, 2020, and a potentially shortened preseason.

PITTSBURGH — The NFL still hasn't released their re-opening plan for players to return to facilities amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The league has already allowed front office personnel and coaches to return, but no players who aren't receiving rehabilitation services have been permitted in team facilities.

This has many wondering what the protocol will look like when camps are slated to begin on July 28th. The plan to re-open is supposed to be unveiled in early July, but the NFLPA is trying to get ahead and advise players on how to remain diligent and remain healthy.

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Just last week the player's association advised players to stop workouts with teammates and fellow players to limit potential exposure to the virus. What happened were high profile players, like Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, posting workouts on his social media talking about not living in a state of fear.

Brady wasn’t the only player who didn’t heed the advice of the NFLPA, and the union wanted to make it clear how serious they were about moving forward in a safe way. If the players weren’t willing to listen to the union, maybe they would listen to their agents?

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