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redfield11
08-01-2011, 08:57 AM
In the NFL is there a situation in which if a player holds out on their team that another team can give them a contract? Or do they have to get traded/re-enter the draft next year if they want a different team?

I ask because i was a huge fan of amukamara and think he's going to be a shutdown corner and the cowboys disowned every chance they had to get him. But he's holding out on the giants and if there were any chance of him going to a non nfc-east team that would be an early christmas for me haha

yungbreezy
08-01-2011, 09:35 AM
nah dude the team still owns the right to their contracts when they're holding out, so unless they get traded or cut they have to sit and pay a fine 4 every game they miss until an agreement is reached.