Originally Posted by revefsreleets
There is an easy fix for this, and one the NFL NEEDS to implement: They need an NBA pricing structure, where each draft position gets a standard contract that lasts for a set amount of time. These holdouts hurt everyone, and none of these players has proven anything other than that they can play well at a collegiate level. It's not fair that unproven rooks get paid more than seasoned and proven vets. The players are for it, because it will earmark more money for veteran players. These guys all waiting until camp to even begin serious negotiations is stupid.
That's for sure.
I say next CBA negotiation for an extension has talks of this set timeline.