No Players Opted Out Of 2021 Season

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that no NFL players are believed to have opted out for the 2021 season.

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Players had until Friday of last week to do so and Pelissero notes that there were no opt-out related transactions on Tuesday’s report following the holiday weekend.

Last year, 67 players took a high-risk or voluntary opt-out for the 2020 season during the pandemic.

Higher-risk players could have received a $350,000 stipend for opting out this year but voluntary opt-outs would have gotten nothing after getting $150,000 last year.

Rookies were not eligible for voluntary opt-outs this year. 

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