NFL News : Prominent NFL player agent banned for 3 years due to misconduct.

Prominent NFL player agent banned for 3 years due to misconduct.

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Ben Dogra, the agent of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and many other big name NFL players, has been banned to practice for three years by the NFL players association.

In addition, the NFLPA's Committee on Agent Regulations also handed Dogra a $200,000 fine for a total of 38 counts of misconduct.

This statement was released by the NFLPA:

The players who comprise the National Football League Players Association’s Committee on Agent Regulations and Discipline (CARD) unanimously voted to impose discipline on Certified Contract Advisor Ben Dogra for violations of the NFLPA Regulations Governing Contract Advisors ("Regulations"). Based on verified information included in a thirty-eight (38) count disciplinary complaint, sworn testimony, and careful review of the evidence, CARD revoked Mr. Ben Dogra’s certification, with a right to re-apply to become a Contract Advisor after three years and a $200,000 fine.Mr. Dogra has the right to appeal CARD’s discipline before an independent arbitrator. If Mr. Dogra appeals, any discipline is stayed until the appeal process is completed.

Dogra also represents Robert Griffin III, Richard Sherman, A.J. Green, and Mario Williams.