The player representatives from the NFL Players Association approved the NFL’s changes to the collective bargaining agreement. The vote was 29-3 in favor of the proposed changes. With vote passing, it will allow the 2020 season to be played.
The salary cap will remain the same at $198.2, and the minimum cap in 2021 will be $175 million. The deal also includes an allowance for a 16-man practice squad, high-risk and voluntary opt-outs for the 2020 season, and no preseason games this season.
High-risk players that opt-out will receive a $350,000 stipend and their contract will toll. Voluntary opt-outs will receive a $150,00 salary advance, and their contract will toll also.