4/14/2014 Sports Over Beers, episode 13
Derek Wetmore and Phil Mackey are back for plenty of football talk from behind the curtain with an NFL agent. What’s the relationship between football player and agent? How do you sign players initially? What should Vikings fans expect from recent acquisition Kurt Coleman? What’s the process like for scouting and drafting players? What separates the great teams at finding impact players? How can Norv Turner impact the Vikings plan for drafting on offense? Which franchises have the best reputations from an agent’s perspective? How can drafting a quarterback every single year help the Vikings? Are there backroom deals between agents and teams in the NFL? How do teams and agents handle off-the-field incidents? What are contract negotiations like? Should the NFL consider an 18-game schedule?