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A maximum of three seasons. A player gets a 'season' of practice squad service when they are on a team's practice squad for three regular season or postseason games during a two year period. A player may be placed on the practice squad for a third season if the team has at least 53 pleyers on its Active and Inactive lists during the time he is a member of the team. Practice squad eligibilty is outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the players and owners. Section 4 of the CBA states: "The practice squad shall consist of the following players, provided that they have not served more than two previous seasons on a Practice Squad: (i) players who do not have an Accrued Season of NFL experience; and (ii) free agent players who were on the Active List for fewer than nine regular season games during their only Accrued Season(s). An otherwise eligible player may be a practice squad player for a third season only if the Club by which he is employed that season has at least 53 players on its Active/Inactive List during the entire period of his employment.

A player shall be deemed to have served on a Practice Squad in a season if he has passed the club's physical and been a member of the club's Practice Squad for at least three regular season or postseason games during his first two Practice Squad seasons, and for at least one regular season or postseason game during his

third Practice Squad season. (A bye week counts as a game provided that the player is not terminated until after the regular season or postseason weekend in question."

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