• Will the Giants Use the Franchise Tag?

    Summary of 34 articles · Updated Mar 5, 2013
    • Bengals are biggest spenders on the tag

      The Cincinnati Bengals have been accused of being too thrifty over the years. It was only last year when former cornerback Johnathan Joseph essentially called out the organization for being cheap. No one can accuse the Bengals of cutting corners this ye…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Patriots opt Not to use their Franchise Tag

      The Patriots had 3 big players they could have tagged this year, but decided not too. The three players were, WR Wes Welker, CB Aqib Talib, and OL Sebastian Vollmer. The Patriots probably went this direction due to how rich the tags would be, they were …
    • Patriots decline to use franchise tag for 2013 season

      For the first time since 2008, the Patriots decided against using a franchise tag. Long term deals may be in the offing for the three most-likely candidates: Wes Welker, Aqib Talib, and Sebastian Vollmer.
      Source: boston.com
    • No Rams players 'tagged'

      Amendola, 12 others scheduled to become unrestricted free agents March 12.
      Source: stltoday.com
    • Rams decide not to 'tag' any players

      Amendola, a dozen other Rams with expired contracts are on schedule to become unrestricted free agents March 12.
      Source: stltoday.com
    • Random franchise tag thoughts

      Some thoughts on what the franchise tag deadline means outside of Kansas City in the AFC West as the Chiefs ruled the day: I’m not surprised that Oakland and San Diego didn’t place the franchise tag on any players. None were worthy of the tag. It will
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Spencer’s agent won’t fight Cowboys over linebacker tag

      The agent for Cowboys pass-rusher Anthony Spencer said he wasn’t going to fight the Cowboys over the difference between a franchise tag as a linebacker and defensive end, but that he planned to look at defensive line deals when negotiating a long-term c
    • Eight players receive the franchise tag in 2013

      After 13 players received the franchise tag in 2011, and an NFL-record 21 players received the franchise tag in 2012, the National Football League announced on Monday that just eight players received the franchise tag from their respective clubs in 2013…
    • Thoughts on Patriots not using the tag

      Wes Welker still stands best chance to land a deal before free agency starts.
      Source: boston.com
    • Chiefs re-sign Dwayne Bowe, Dustin Colquitt, use franchise tag on Branden Albert

      The Kansas City Chiefs were active at Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline to use the franchise tag, signing wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and punter Dustin Colquitt to multi-year contracts and using the franchise tag on left tackle Branden Albert. According to ESPN…
    • As Deadline Passes, No Franchise Tag For Giants

      The Giants will once again not assign the franchise tag to any of their impending free agents. The 4pm deadline cam and went without the Blue making an announcement. As expected, and as John Mara basically said, the Giants have apparently elected not to…
    • No franchise tag for Greg Jennings, market next

      There was some recent chatter that the Packers might consider using the franchise tag on wide receiver Greg Jennings. Apparently, the possibility of hanging onto him or using the tag to facilitate a trade wasn’t worth a $10.537 million gamble for Packe
    • Spencer tag could spark unprecedented battle

      At a time when more and more tight ends are claiming that they have been receivers for purposes of the franchise tag, Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer could be raising a similar argument. Spencer, if he was tagged as a linebacker in the team’s 3-4
    • Seahawks to sit out NFL's game of tag (again)

      Interested in defensive end Michael Johnson and is 11.5 sacks in 2012? Sorry. After the Bengals placed the franchise tag on the defensive end, you’ll have to be willing to give up to two first-round draft picks to sign him. Ditto for Henry Melton, defe
    • You're it: Tag update on deadline day

      It’s deadline day for franchise tags, and here’s where they stand or what we anticipate in the AFC South. Houston Texans If they don’t tag versatile safety Glover Quin, they run the risk of creating a hole in the starting defense that won’t be eas
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Franchise tag deadline looms

      Monday is the deadline for teams to place the franchise tag on players. The focus in the AFC West will be on Kansas City. The Chiefs have key free agents: receiver Dwayne Bowe, left tackle Branden Albert and punter Dustin Colquitt. One of the players wi…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Rams’ plans for Amendola aren’t clear

    Rams G.M. Les Snead went out of his way during the Scouting Combine to make it known that the team won’t be applying the franchise tag to receiver Danny Amendola. Beyond that, who knows what the Rams will do? Adam Caplan reports via Twitter that the Ram
  • “Progress” reported on Welker deal as tag deadline looms

    As the clock ticks toward this afternoon’s franchise tag deadline, the Patriots have yet to declare their intentions. But they may be approaching another key piece of business. According to Tom Curran of CSNNE.com, “progress has been made” on a new

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