When Mark Dominik signed Adrian Clayborn, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers first round pick. He was the first rookie to sign under the newly bargained CBA. Now, many front offices around the NFL are cursing Dominik and the Bucs for setting a precedent, that could last the length of the CBA reports Andrew Brandt, of the National Football Post.
The first contract negotiated in this year’s first round was between the Buccaneers and Adrian Clayborn. To the surprise of many, the entire contract for the 20th pick in the NFL Draft was guaranteed.
Clayborn’s contract has become a polarizing issue in this year’s condensed negotiations. There are a few front offices around the league cursing the Buccaneers under their breath for creating a precedent that will certainly be in place now for probably the ten-year length of the deal.
According to Brandt, because Dominik and the Bucs fully guaranteed Clayborn’s deal. A logjam has ensued among first round picks in the middle of the round.