Found March 05, 2012 on Players View:
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.  

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Jackie Battle: Player profile

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Chiefs receiver Bowe gets franchise tag

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...

Dwayne Bowe receives franchise tag from Chiefs

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...

Chiefs release LB Demorrio Williams

The Kansas City Chiefs have released eight-year veteran linebacker Demorrio Williams, who had become a backup in recent seasons. The team announced the move Tuesday, one week before free agency begins. Williams joined the Chiefs in 2008 and had 22 starts in four seasons. He spent the previous four years with the Atlanta Falcons. By cutting the 31-year-old Williams, the Chiefs...

Chiefs WR Bowe slapped with franchise tag

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...

Dolphins are ‘very confident’ on chances with Manning

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Manning to be released Wednesday, Dolphins and others lining up

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Chiefs place franchise tag on Dwayne Bowe

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.  

Chiefs release veteran LB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran linebacker Demorrio Williams on Tuesday, saving the franchise about 2 million in salary cap space before the start of free agency. The 31-year-old Williams joined the Chiefs in 2008 after four seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, and eventually became the starter ahead of Derrick Johnson. But he's been used primarily...

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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...
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