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CBSSports:GMs skirting rules by talking to undrafted free agents

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by cowboyjoe, May 2, 2011.

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    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    GMs skirting rules by talking to undrafted free agents
    By Mike Freeman
    http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/story/15019353/gms-skirting-rules-by-talking-to-undrafted-free-agents
    CBSSports.com National Columnist
    May 2, 2011Tell Mike your opinion!

    The phone call came and the agent was slightly surprised at the voice on the other end. He recognized almost immediately: it was an NFL general manager.

    Startled because this was lockout hell and there'd been little contact until now, the conversation started as so many others have in the past -- how's the wife, the kids, etc., blah, blah -- then it suddenly turned to the agent's client, an undrafted free agent. This is how that portion of the conversation went according to the agent.

    GM: Hypothetically speaking, we might be interested in your guy down the road.

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