The deadline for players who received the franchise tag is July 15, which means teams and players have work to do in some cases. Here’s the players who were tagged and their current situations.
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Frank Clark: Tagged by Seahawks.
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The Seattle Seahawks tagged Frank Clark and he then was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs. The tag called for Clark to earn $17.1 million in 2019. However, KC locked up the defensive stalwart with a five-year, $105.5 million contract.
Dee Ford: Tagged by Chiefs
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On the other side in Kansas City, the Chiefs tagged Dee Ford and then traded the linebacker to San Francisco. The 49ers were pleased to land Ford and rewarded him pronto with a five-year, $87.5 million contract.
Jadeveon Clowney: Tagged by Texans
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Jadeveon Clowney and the Texans have not come to an agreement on a contract and are not expected to reach a deal. Clowney likely will play under his $15.9 million franchise tender. The former No. 1 overall pick is not expected to miss any games. However, he likely will skip a major portion of camp.
Robbie Gould: Tagged by 49ers
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The battle over a tag with a kicker. Robbie Gould and San Francisco have turned acrimonious. Gould was tagged and will make around $5 million because of that after averaging $2 million in his first two seasons as a Niner. The kicker is not happy. “I’m not going to commit to making any decision right now,” Gould told the San Jose Mercury News. “We’ve been negotiating for 17 months and it’s been a complicated situation. I’m at the point where my agent is going to handle it. If there’s anything I need to know about, then I’ll make a decision.” Gould’s family is in Chicago and there have been reports he would like to play closer to them.
Grady Jarrett: Tagged by Falcons
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Grady Jarrett signed his franchise tag in April and will earn $15.2 million this season unless the Falcons can work out a long-term contract with their defensive star. As we have said since the end of the season, getting a deal done with Grady is our priority,” GM Thomas Dimitroff said in March. “Applying the franchise tag to him does not change that in any way. Our aim is for Grady to be an integral part of our plan for many years to come and this allows us to extend our negotiating window.”
DeMarcus Lawrence: Tagged by Cowboys
Dallas tagged DeMarcus Lawrence but any issues with the star defensive lineman ended when he signed a massive contract in April. The pact is for The Dallas Cowboys five years and $105 million extension with $65 million in guarantees. 1 2 3 4 5 6 …7