Defining and examining the NFL franchise tag (exclusive & non-exclusive) and transition tender under the new 2020 CBA.
Aaron Donald Contract | Los Angeles Rams | HT: 6-1 WT: 285 Age: 25 Seasons: 3 Status: Under Contract for 2017 + Fifth-Year Option (Projected) Aaron Donald Scouting Report Positives He’s the most dominant interior defensive lineman in the NFL, as well as one of the league’s best players. He’s an athletic force on the... Continue Reading →
Article 10 in the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement covers the use of franchise and transition tags. Both grant each NFL team different abilities to hinder or stop a player from becoming a free agent. The Franchise Tender, affectionately known as the “franchise tag,” is by far the more widely known of the two. The names... Continue Reading →
Le'Veon Bell | Pittsburgh Steelers | 2017 NFL Free Agency HT: 6-1 WT: 225 Age: 25 Seasons: 4 Status: UFA **UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Steelers placed the Exclusive franchise tag on Bell.** Pittsburgh Steelers Salary Cap Space (Top 51): $36.63M RB Franchise Tag: $12.12M (Joel Corry) Le'Veon Bell Scouting Report Positives The most diverse running back... Continue Reading →
Kawann Short Contract | Carolina Panthers | 2017 NFL Free Agency HT: 6-3 WT: 315 Age: 28 Seasons: 4 Status: UFA **Update: The Carolina Panthers franchised Kawann Short** Panthers Cap Space (Top 51): $53.55M (Spotrac) Defensive Tackle Franchise Tag: $13.387M (Joel Corry) Kawann Short Scouting Report Positives Effective against pass and run. Always finds himself... Continue Reading →