Found March 05, 2012 on
According to Tania Ganguli, the Jacksonville Jaguars have used their franchise tag on kicker Josh Scobee.
Scobee did not want to be franchised, he's made that clear on the Twitter. I'm told he has no plans to sign the tender. #Jaguars
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) March 5, 2012
The move isn't surprising, and it hands Scobee approximately $2.9 million for his services in 2012. Still Ganguli has been told that Scobee does not intend to sign his franchise tender. If nothing else, the tag ensures that Scobee and the Jaguars can continue to negotiate in an effort to agree on a long-term deal.
The other side of the coin is that the Jaguars can no longer use the franchise tag on defensive end Jeremy Mincey, indicating the Jaguars may let him test the free agency market. Frankly, it's likely that Mincey is asking more than his fair market value, and I'd be shocked if he gets what he wants in free agency. I still believe he'll be with Jacksonville in 2012, ...
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed the franchise tag Josh Scobee, a move that will keep the strong-legged place-kicker under contract for at least another season.
General manager Gene Smith said the team wants to reach a long-term deal with Scobee. Both sides began preliminary talks last month, but they failed to reach an agreement before the franchise deadline Monday.
The Jacksonville Jaguars placed the franchise tag on Josh Scobee on Monday.
Scobee is seeking a longer term deal and has no intention of signing the tag, agent Ken Harris confirmed to the Florida Times-Union.
The franchise tag for kickers is a one-year salary of approximately $2.6 million.
Scobee connected on 23 of 25 field-goal attempts last season.
Owner: Shad Khan
Stadium: Everbank Field
2011 record: 5-11
Last playoff appearance: 2007, 11-5 W31-29 PIT, L31-20 NE
General Manager: Gene Smith (2009-current)
Head Coach: Mike Mularkey (2012-current)
Offensive Coordinator: Bob Bratkowski
Defensive Coordinator: Mel Tucker
Defensive alignment: 4-3
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