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Nine Franchise Tags, One Transition Tag Issued By NFL Teams In 2016

Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline to use franchise and transition tags has now passed and overall there weren’t any surprises when it comes to the ten teams who decided to use the league’s unrestricted free agent mechanisms. As expected, linebacker Von Miller received the exclusive version of the franchise tag…

NFL Franchise And Transition Tag Period For 2016 Begins Today

Today is a very important day on the NFL calendar as it’s the first day that clubs are allowed to designate franchise or transition players. While not every team will use their ability to tag soon-to-be unrestricted free agents, a few will and that includes the Carolina Panthers and Denver…

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Steelers’ Bold Play Sends A Message To Worilds: ‘We Want You’

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to utilize the oft-forgotten transition tag on former free-agent-to-be outside linebacker Jason Worilds was a bold move that I believe is a demonstration that the team has the ability to afford to keep him under reasonable circumstances. The team has already begun the process of renegotiating,…

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Signing Period For Transition Tagged Players Begins On March 22

One interesting aspect of the transition tag that was given on Monday to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is the signing period that comes along with it. According to the latest press release by the NFL, that signing period for transition tagged players begins at 4:00 p.m. ET on March…

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Steelers Use Transition Tag On LB Jason Worilds

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not let outside linebacker Jason Worilds go without a fight as they have decided to use the transition tag on him. The transition tag comes with a $9.754 million cost associated with it and the Steelers must accommodate that number in their rule of 51 number…

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Steelers Gave Newly-Acquired Punter Zoltan Mesko A One-Year Contract

According to Pittsburgh Steelers Communications Coordinator Burt Lauten, the contract signed by punter Zoltan Mesko is for one year. Mesko will earn $630,000 in 2013 and will be an unrestricted free agent next offseason. The Steelers will take a wait and see approach with the former New England Patriots punter….

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2010 NFL Franchise & Transition Tag Amounts

Below are the newly released amounts for the 2010 NFL Franchise tag and Transition tag for free agency which began today. The amounts are listed by position Franchise & Transition Tag Amounts Quarterback Franchise Tag $16.405 million Transition Tag $14.546 million Running Back Franchise Tag $8.156 million Transition Tag $7.151…