• Franchise tag window opens tomorrow

    Summary of 12 articles · Updated Feb 17, 2014
    • Monday links: Franchise tag period begins today

      There's never really a lull in the NFL these days, even if the last week or so may have felt a little like it. Action will pick up this week, though, as today marks the beginning of a two-week period in which teams may use the Franchise Tag, followed by…
    • New Orleans Saints, Jimmy Graham on the clock as franchise tag period opens

      The Saints have until March 3 to place the franchise tag on Graham.
      Source: nola.com
    • Franchise/transition tags: Dolphins

      The window has opened Monday for all 32 NFL teams to use the franchise tag on star players. The Miami Dolphins have used the tag two of the past three years, on defensive linemen Paul Soliai and Randy Starks, respectively. Will Miami utilize the franchi…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Franchise/transition tags: Falcons

      The franchise tag might have entered into play for the Atlanta Falcons this season had Matt Ryan's contract been an issue. It isn't. The quarterback was locked up prior to last season with a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension that included $5…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Franchise/transition tags: Patriots

      Monday marks the first day NFL teams can use the franchise/transition tag, and cornerback Aqib Talib and receiver Julian Edelman are the team's two top free agents. Would the Patriots consider using the franchise tag on them? A franchise tag on either p…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Franchise/transition tags: Saints

      Monday is the first day that NFL teams can begin using franchise or transition tags on their free agents -- which means we're inching closer to one of the more fascinating contract debates in recent history between the New Orleans Saints and Jimmy Graha…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Franchise/transition tags: Rams

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams haven't used the franchise tag since 2009, when they slapped it on safety Oshiomogho Atogwe to ensure they wouldn't lose him on the free-agent market. Barring a major last-minute change of heart, the streak of not u…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Franchise/transition tags: Raiders

    The franchise tag, when it comes to the Oakland Raiders, is more of a nuclear option. Sure, general manager Reggie McKenzie carries the "football" around with him, and he's glad to know it's at his disposal, so to speak. But McKenzie, who will…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Franchise/transition tags: Lions

    The Detroit Lions removed themselves from the salary cap crunch last week by releasing two of their veterans, Nate Burleson and Louis Delmas, but it still does not mean the team is planning on using its franchise tag this season. There just isn’t reason…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Franchise/transition tags: Colts

    NFL teams can begin franchise tagging players on Monday. Only eight players received the franchise tag from their teams last year. Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee was one of those eight players. The Colts used the franchise tag to pay him $2.977 mi…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Franchise/transition tags: Bills

    It's that time of year again. Monday marks the first day that teams can designate franchise and transition players who are otherwise set to become free agents. The window for making the decision is relatively short; teams have until March 3 to tag a pen…
    Source: ESPN.com

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