Players often change agents, but not many do so less than 24 hours after a team rescinds a franchise tag worth $14 million and tells them to hit the bricks.
Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman has been fairly quiet since the team surprisingly took back the franchise tag and made Norman, an All-Pro last season, an unrestricted free agent. But by the simple action of changing agents, Norman seemed to be saying he wasn't entirely pleased with how everything went down.
Norman has switched from Michael George of SFX to Ryan Williams of Athletes First, a move first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. George will still be on Norman's representation team, but Williams will negotiate Norman's next contract. One reason George was kept on, as the Miami Herald explained, is that there's usually a five-day waiting period mandated by the NFLPA when there's an agent change; keeping George on in a diminished role eliminates that waiting period. And with a lot of teams in pursuit, NormanRead More »from Josh Norman gets a new agent, set to visit Redskins