Lower Transfer Fee Opens Pipeline From UFL to NFL

As of December 1, not a single UFL player had made the jump to a NFL team, raising important questions concerning the intentions of two year-old league.  The UFL’s insistence on collecting a $150,000 transfer fee was the obvious culprit.  When the UFL lowered the transfer fee to $25,000 a few days later, the New England Patriots […]

UFL Reduces Transfer Fee; Patriots First to Sign Player to Active Roster

The UFL has modified its $150,000 transfer fee, which Connecticut Sports Law covered this week.  With the recent change, an NFL team can sign a UFL player to its active roster for a reduced fee of $25,000.  In addition, the fee can be paid by either the NFL team or the player.  Here’s what the […]