NFL Rookie Salaries: Chances the Top Five NFL Draft Picks Hold Out

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NFL Rookie Salaries: Chances the Top Five NFL Draft Picks Hold Out

The draft is history and the real work in the front offices begins.

First-round draft picks cost a lot of money, whether they end up earning it or not.

Agents love having first-round clients because the guaranteed money is so much better than even some of the veteran contracts.

With a loose salary structure to go by, based off of last year's contract signings and the rookie salary pool, the picks generally know what they're going to make, but that doesn't stop a lot of them from trying to push the envelope to make just a little bit more.

That greed, by the agent and the player, leads to holdouts. So here's a look at the top five draft picks and the chances each one might hold out.

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