It’s safe to say nobody in the sports industry knows how to negotiate a deal for his clients like Drew Rosenhaus. He’s one of the most successful agents in all of sports and without him the NFL would fall apart–that is according to Rosenhaus himself.
According to Ryan Wilson of CBSSports.com, Rosenhaus recently discussed in an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” how he believes the NFL would fall apart if he wasn’t around. The interview is scheduled to air on Sunday, but Wilson was able to watch the interview beforehand and even provided a short preview of what they can expect on Sunday–which is interesting to see the league’s most popular agent in action.
Here’s what Rosenhaus had to say courtesy of Wilson’s article:
“I really believe that the NFL would fall apart without me,” Rosenhaus tells 60 Minutes’ Scott Pelley. “That may sound cocky, that may sound arrogant, but I am telling you the truth.”
“When it breaks down between the team and the player, the agent is there to pick up those pieces,” he says. “If a guy says ‘I want to be traded; I hate this team. I hate this coach.’ I say to the player, ‘Tell me, don’t tell the coach. I don’t want you to ruin your relationship with the team. Come to me.’”
There’s no question Rosenhaus is arguably the best at what he does and it’s amazing the type of commitment he makes to each and every single one of his clients. The clip from CBS is the perfect example of how hard Rosenhaus fights to get his clients the type of contracts he believes they deserve and it should be interesting to see what the rest of the interview is like on Sunday.
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