Le’Veon Bell appears to be sprinting toward another season of playing under the franchise tag. The star running back is expected to be tagged by the team this offseason, Ian Rapoport reports.
Le’Veon Bell really doesn’t want to be franchise tagged again. The star running back put the Pittsburgh Steelers on notice Thursday, announcing he’s prepared to sit out for a season or even retire if the team places a franchise tag on him for a second straight year. “I hope it doesn’t come to that, but […]
The NFL’s three remaining franchise-tagged players appear unlikely to sign new contracts until much closer to the July 17 deadline – if at all. Negotiations between the Washington Redskins and Kirk Cousins have taken on an improved tone recently but a long-term deal is still considered to be a long shot, sources told ESPN's Adam […]
The franchise tag is a valuable tool for teams and every team has one, but here are the five most likely players to get tagged in 2017 NFL free agency.The way the NFL’s franchise tag works is as such: Teams can tag a player that has an expiring contract to retain the player for one […]
Talib expects tagged Miller at Broncos' program
1. Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Jets defensive end: NFL Media's Kimberly Jones first reported that the Jets were planning to franchise the team's best defensive lineman, and they made it official later Monday, per NFL Media's Albert Breer. He would …
Super Bowl MVP Von Miller and fellow All-Pro players Josh Norman and Eric Berry were given franchise tags Tuesday, the league’s deadline to do so. In all, nine players were slapped with the franchise tag and one, Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon, got the transition tag. Broncos linebacker Miller was the only player to get […]
The NFL’s franchise tag is a weapon that teams can use to help gain leverage against their star players during contract negotiations, but its use has become less frequent in recent years. Only six teams have used the tag in each of the last two seasons, and it's unlikely that number will increase this year […]