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National Football League (NFL)
Football Rules and Regulations

What is free agency in the NFL and when does it happen for a player?

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January 18, 2008 6:45PM

Free agency is the term used for players who are not under contract to a specific team. A player becomes a 'free agent' when his contract expires. The player is then able to negotiate a new contract with any team in the league.