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NFL’s game of franchise tag ends Monday

NFL’s game of franchise tag ends Monday

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 3, 2013
Before Friday, no players had been given the franchise tag.  On Friday, five found themselves on the receiving end of the designation that keeps them off the open market. Tagged are Bills safety Jairus Byrd, Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson, Colts …
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  • Tag coming for Jared Cook on Monday

    Tag coming for Jared Cook on Monday

    profootballtalk.com Mar 3, 2013
    The annual window for application of the franchise tag closes Monday.  Before it does, the Titans are expected to use theirs on tight end Jared Cook, according to Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com. It’s widely believed that Cook will take a page of t
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  • Peyton Manning visits troops in Afghanistan

    Peyton Manning visits troops in Afghanistan

    profootballtalk.com Mar 3, 2013
    A year ago at this time, quarterback Peyton Manning was getting ready to be set free by the Colts.  This year, he was visiting the men and women who help secure our collective freedom. (Hey, it’s late and that’s the best I could come up with.) Mannin
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  • NFL mailbag - Free agency isn't best way to build roster

    Mar 3
    Good teams are built through the draft, not free agency, which is risky business, writes John Clayton.