Free agency is coming on March 14, but before that begins, NFL teams had another option to keep valued players from leaving.
Starting on Feb. 20 until the March 6 deadline, teams could use the franchise tag.
The catch is that just one player can be tagged and if a long-term deal isn’t reached by July 16, the franchised player will receive a one-year contract with a salary that’s an average of the top five highest-paid players at that position.
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He hasn’t stopped being there for his teammates. Shazier celebrated the Steelers’ Week 14 win over the Ravens with his teammates from his hospital bed via FaceTime. And he even made it to the Steelers’ Week 15 loss to the Patriots at Heinz Field, just two weeks after his injury. Shazier also attended the Steelers’ Week 17 win over the Browns in Pittsburgh.
Art Rooney on Ryan Shazier’s future: I expect Ryan is going to be here one way or the other and have a roll on the team one way or other in 2018
Fitzpatrick played for the sport’s foremost DBs coach, Nick Saban, and Saban moved him around the secondary with abandon. Alabama’s depth chart called Fitzpatrick a strong safety, but he defies positional labeling. Fitzpatrick lined up more often as a slot cornerback than a safety, and he made brief appearances (13 snaps in 2017) as an outside corner.
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