Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/5/12
Earlier this week, word broke that Vincent Jackson would receive the franchise tag, Marques Colston might remain a Saint, and Dwayne Bowe was expected to stay a Chief. But it seems the wide receiver pool is starting to fill up again. Yesterday, Drew Brees received the Saints' franchise tag (meaning Colston nor guard Carl Nicks won't), and while Chargers' GM AJ Smith didn't rule out the usage of the franchise tag on Jackson, it looks more and more likely Jackson will reach free agency. Bowe hasn't been tagged just yet, though with Monday being the deadline, that could still happen. Two other receivers look like they'll be avoiding the tag as well. For more on that, hit the jump. The Rams to this point haven't used their franchise tag on Brandon Lloyd and according to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch "aren't expected to do so" by Monday's deadline. He struggled in Chicago in 2008, yes, two offensive coordinators and a starting quarterback trade ago, and while he might not...
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