Found February 18, 2012 on Eagles Eye:
Most of the phans who come here probably already know that the NFL "Franchise Tag" has decreased in value under the new collective bargaining agreement... but I am just really finding out about the actual hard numbers of the deal. Overall decrease in the value of a franchise tag contract further complicates the relationship between Eagles management and guys like DeSean Jackson (above), and puts extra pressure on players and agents to get long-term guaranteed money deals done.Here's how the Franchise Tag values have changed by position under the new CBA:Running Back:  This year $7.7 million....  last year, $9.6 million  (a DECREASE of $1.9 million);Wide Receiver: This year $9.4 million.... last year, $11.4 million (a DECREASE of $2 million);Tight End:  This year $5.4 million.... last year, $7.3 million (a DECREASE of $1.9 million);Offensive Line: This year $9.4 million.... last year, $10.1 million (a DECREASE of $.7 million);Defensive End: This year $10.6 million.... l...

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