"I had slept like an hour," Linta told the Hartford Courant of those magical 24 hours after the Super Bowl. "But the day was a bucket-list thing. Obviously, it's the highest point in my professional career as an agent."
And then, it was time to negotiate.
Other Linta clients
Matt Birk: recently retired Ravens center, six-time Pro Bowl player
Gino Gradkowski: Ravens center, 2012 fourth-round pick
Antoine McClain: Ravens practice squad player, 2012 rookie free agent
Willie Colon: Pittsburgh Steelers guard, 2006 fourth-round pick
Will Shields: 12-time Pro Bowl guard, 2013 Hall of Fame finalist
Kamerion Wimbley: Tennessee Titans defensive end, 2006 first-round pick
Romeo Crennel: former Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs head coach
Bill O'Brien: Penn State head coach