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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on wide receiver Dwayne Bowe.
Bowe is clearly the Chiefs best receiver and it was vital for them to make sure they keep him around. Now the goal will be to get him locked up with a long-term contract.
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The Chiefs have made Dwayne Bowe their franchise player, keeping the impact wide receiver off the free-agent market this offseason.
Kansas City made the move less than an hour before Monday's deadline, even though it had long been expected. Bowe is guaranteed a salary of about $9.5 million next season, though the Chiefs have indicated they would like to sign him to a long-term...
The Kansas City Chiefs placed the franchise tag on star receiver Dwayne Bowe on Monday. Within minutes of the NFL’s 4:00 p.m. deadline, the team announced its anticipated move, keeping Bowe from hitting the open market.
“Today was the league’s deadline to designate a franchise player and we felt it was in the best interest of the Kansas City Chiefs to place the tag on Dwayne...
Like a handful of his fellow receivers around the league, Dwayne Bowe has become his team’s franchise player.
Per the Kansas City Star, Bowe received the franchise tag from the Chiefs on Monday, just minutes before the 4 p.m. deadline.
This move was widely anticipated with Bowe and the Chiefs unable to come to terms on a long-term deal, a recurring theme for many other NFL wideouts...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Chiefs have made Dwayne Bowe their franchise player, keeping the impact wide receiver off the free-agent market this offseason.
Kansas City made the move less than an hour before Monday's deadline, even though it had long been expected. Bowe is guaranteed a salary of about 9.5 million next season, though the Chiefs have indicated they would like...
The Kansas City Chiefs placed their franchise tag on wide receiver Dwayne Bowe shortly before Monday's deadline.
The move guarantees that Bowe will earn roughly $9.5 million next season.
Bowe finished with 81 catches for 1,159 yards and five touchdowns last season.
Bowe has spent all five of his NFL seasons with the Chiefs since being the No. 23 pick in the 2007 draft. He...
Instead of letting Pro Bowl wide receiver Dwayne Bowe hit the market as a free agent, the Kansas City Chiefs retained him for next season by designating him as their franchise player.
Bowe got the non-exclusive tag, so he can negotiate with other teams.
KANSAS CITY, March 5–Talk about making a move at the LAST minute. Just when you thought all of the franchise tags had been handed out, the Chiefs show up the party with a name of their own. Please click the link below to read the rest of the story and watch video of Bowe's road to glory.
The Kansas City Chiefs have officially used their franchise tag on Dwayne Bowe . This likely will spell the end for Brandon Carr being a Kansas City Chief. Brandon had 45 tackles and 4 interceptions for the Chiefs last season playing along side Flowers. Carr is going to demand way more money than the Chiefs [...]
Ever since it’s inception in 2007, the franchise tag has been applied to some of the best players in the NFL. It’s an easy way for teams to keep their stars for at least one more year, without having to sign them to a long-term deal. Teams and players are then able to take the franchise tag year to work out a longer deal if possible. Some players don’t take too kindly to the...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Arizona Cardinals left tackle Levi Brown will more than likely hit the free agent market.
Brown is going into the final year of his current contract, but is scheduled to make $17 million in 2012. The Cardinals are working on renegotiating a new deal with him, but it doesn’t look like it will happen.
If Brown does become a free...
Jason LaCanfora has crossed with me and I am not sure if I can just let this one slide. After years of learning to temper my football expectations, I mentally accepted that the monstrous Mario Williams would not play for Atlanta. Williams has been linked to Seattle and New England, but not to Atlanta. The elite pass rusher will likely bring sacks to another team for years....
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Detroit Lions have placed the franchise tag on defensive end Cliff Avril.
Avril was hoping to avoid being tagged, but there was no way the Lions would let him hit the open market as a free agent.
The Lions will now have until July 15th to get a new deal done, or else Avril will be forced to play the 2012 season until the franchise tag.
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Dallas Cowboys have placed their franchise tag on linebacker Anthony Spencer.
Spencer has been a bit of a disappointment for the Cowboys since he was drafted in the first round of the 2007 draft. But right now he’s the best option they have at outside linebacker and the Cowboys will look to get him signed to a multi-year deal...
According to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora the Colts plan to hold a press conference on Wednesday March 7th, to announce they will be releasing Peyton Manning making him a free agent immediately after.
Stephen Ross get your wrist ready, start doing your exercises because you better be preparing to write Peyton one very large cheque. Ross and Ireland need to pull out everything...