Reacquiring a Free Agent.

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Reacquiring a Free Agent. 

Post#1 » by Curmudgeon » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:10 am

Let's say a player has a player option. Team A trades him away in February. In July the player declines his player option, becomes an unrestricted free agent and wants to resign with team A. Can he?

I understand that if a player is traded away and subsequently waived, the Payton rule kicks in, and the team has to wait a year. I thought the rule was also a one-year waiting if the player later becomes a free agent, but I can't find it.
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Re: Reacquiring a Free Agent. 

Post#2 » by DBoys » Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:53 am

Can he?

Yes.
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Re: Reacquiring a Free Agent. 

Post#3 » by Curmudgeon » Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:59 am

Thanks!
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