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Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer says NFL free agency system 'not good business'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer knew free agency was going to be different from recruiting, but he wasn't really prepared for one of the most glaring discrepancies: Signing guys without meeting them.

Teams are only allowed to contact the agents of players that will become free agents during the league's two-day legal tampering period. Because that's when most of the deals are struck, Meyer was building his team without any contact -- and he hated it.

"Yeah, that was awful," Meyer said Friday morning. "I don't agree with it but no one asked my opinion.