Eric Schaffer

Eric Schaffer

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Legal Tampering: How The Next Two Days Can Shape The 2022 NFL Season

The NFL’s legal tampering period opens today at noon ET. Often referred to as the “negotiating period” or “negotiating window,” the legal tampering period is the two day time frame where teams are allowed to contact players and/or their agents in order to negotiate deals that will become official once the league year begins at […]

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How Have the Biggest Free Agent Signings of 2021 Impacted the NFL?

When discussing team building, any General Manager, Head Coach, or personnel executive in the NFL would say that to build a sustainable winning team, you’ve got to prioritize the draft over any other mechanism to acquire players, including free agency, trades, and waiver claims.  Free agency for most teams is used to address specific needs […]

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A Closer Look at the Roster Composition of the NFL’s Most Successful Teams

Eric Schaffer spent 17 years with the Washington Football Team serving in multiple roles that most recently included the title of Senior Vice President of Football Operations and General Counsel. He has also worked with Athletes First and IMG, and currently is a Sports Business Consultant and member of the 33rd Team. The National Football […]

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