Keeping McCaffrey out “backwards”

Instead, the NFL’s rules prevent McCaffrey from doing any work because his school, Stanford, is still in session.

McCaffrey isn’t even enrolled in school this semester, but that doesn’t matter: The NFL doesn’t allow any rookie to work at his team’s facility until his college’s semester ends, even if he doesn’t attend that college anymore.

“At some point I think the NFL and the NCAA struck up that agreement as kind of a ‘we’ll take care of you, you take care of us,’ but I just think it’s so outdated.