Excerpt: "Who says the NFL and NFLPA never agree on anything?
Per a league source, the powers-that-be have struck a deal regarding a fairly minor aspect of rookie compensation.
Specifically, the two sides have agreed that, once a player is drafted, he will automatically be deemed to have received an offer for a four-year contract at the minimum salary for each season. Previously, the team was required to provide written notice of the tender offer before or immediately after the draft.
While itís currently unknown whether some specific incident drove this change, the move is a simple fix that makes sense. Itís an automatic gesture that is now literally automatic." Read more...