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NFL Rookies to Visit DC for Rookie Symposium

“Eight days after the NFL announced it was canceling its 2011 workshop for incoming draft choices because of issues associated with the lockout, the [NFL] Players Association has stepped in to fill the void.

“George Atallah, the assistant executive director of external affairs for the Players Association, confirmed to SI.com that ‘The Business of Football: Rookie Edition’ will be held June 28-29 in Washington, D.C.

“The event, which will be open to all players picked in the 2011 NFL Draft, will focus on financial planning, personal security, dealing with the media, and how to be a professional on and off the field.”

Read the rest of this story by Jim Trotter at SportsIllustrated.cnn.com.