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Which NFL players could get franchise tag in 2015?

Tuesday’s deadline for teams to reach long-term contracts with their franchise players left just two names playing on the one-year tender: Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy and Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo. 540 more words


Deadline for Long Term Contract for Jimmy Graham

Today’s the day. July 15th is here and Jimmy Graham has until 4:00pm today to sign a long term deal with the Saints otherwise he will be franchise tagged and we will be doing this all over again next offseason. 119 more words

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Why Jimmy Graham should get long-term deal with Saints

No matter what an NFL arbitrator says, Jimmy Graham is not a tight end.

At least, not in the traditional sense.

The New Orleans Saints know this, too. 787 more words


Jimmy Graham and the Tight End Franchise Tag [UPDATE: Arbitrator Rules that Graham is a Tight End]

Today, arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled that Jimmy Graham is a tight endĀ for franchiseĀ tag purposes, according to Ian Rapoport. This has been an ongoing dispute between the parties, as Graham tries to get a long term deal and the Saints have used the franchise tag. 1,141 more words