Like other professional sports leagues this year, the NFL included an opt-out option for players going into the 2020-21 season. There are two delineations under which players can opt-out.
Players deemed low-risk will receive a $150,000 advance, and will not earn an accrued season. Players deemed high-risk will receive a $350,000 stipend, and will earn an accrued season towards their next free agency period.
All players who opt-out will have the remaining provisions in their contracts pushed back one calendar year. If a player is on a one year contract, that contract will shift to 2021...