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In an offseason where most NFL teams took advantage of the Franchise Tag due to the reduced salary requirements associated with tagged players (thanks to the new CBA), there were a few notable NFL stars who were NOT tagged. Of particular note are Vincent Jackson who many expect to sign with the Bears and [...]
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The Packers decided against franchise-tagging Matt Flynn Monday.
Packers quarterback Matt Flynn will be free to sign with whichever team he so chooses this spring after the NFL’s franchise tag deadline passed at 4:00 p.m. EST Monday without GM Ted Thompson slapping the $14.4 million tender on the 27-year-old backup.
Instead of taking the risk of tagging Flynn and then trading him...
Will the Cleveland Browns pursue Matt Flynn of the Green Bay Packers in free agency? Now that the Packers have not placed the franchise tag on Flynn he will enter free agency on March 13, should the Browns feel the need to replace Colt McCoy this is another option other than the draft to acquire what many consider a much needed addition--a quarterback.
Flynn, considered by...
In one of the more perplexing moves this offseason, the San Diego Chargers did not place the franchise tag on WR Vincent Jackson. Jackson is now set to become a free agent once the free agency period begins on March 13th. There is a very good chance that once he hits the open market, the physical receiver will be in another uniform next season. Vincent Jackson is already...
Matt Flynn will hit the open market March 13th.
The deadline for franchising players has come and gone without the Packers tagging Matt Flynn. While Ted Thompson may have worked hard to complete a trade that would provide a team with exclusive negotiating rights to Flynn, it appears that Robert Griffin III and Peyton Manning ultimately killed the market for Flynn.
The four most likely...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Now available to the highest bidder: The Green Bay Packers' all-time leading passer, quarterback Matt Flynn.
As the deadline passed at 3 p.m. CST, the Packers opted not to use their franchise tag and Flynn is officially an unrestricted free agent.
With NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers in his prime and coming off his best season, there was no room for Flynn to play in...
San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson is will MOST LIKELY avoid a franchise tag from the Chargers, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.Although there's no one inside the Chargers who believe placing the tag on the Pro Bowl wide receiver is a sound decision or that it will happen, it's a belief that the team will give in and place a franchise tag on Jackson...
Vincent Jackson is probably the biggest receiver (literally and figuratively) left in free agency, but do his skills match the Vikings’ needs? One NFL Films buff and a Vikings receiver both talked about finding the right fit and their answers may surprise you.
According to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, the San Diego Chargers have released defensive end Luis Castillo. They also announced that they’ll not place the franchise tag on wide receiver Vincent Jackson.
Chargers are willing to re-sign Castillo at a much lower price for the 2012 season.
Jackson will now become a free agent when the new league year begins on March 13th.
Green Bay figures to add a quarterback to the mix with the expected departure of free agent Matt Flynn. As we've exclusively reported, the Packers held formal interviews with at least a couple of quarterbacks, and this player is on their radar, too, we've learned.
The Browns search for a free agent wide receiver is suffering greatly in the lead-up to free agency. DeSean Jackson was franchised last week and according to Adam Schefter and ProFootballTalk Bills receiver Stevie Johnson won’t be available either signing for five years and $36.25 million.
Per Schefter, the contract guarantees Johnson $19.5 million and calls for Johnson to receive...
The San Diego Chargers did not place the franchise tag on WR Vincent Jackson and the veteran receiver will now become a free agent on March 13th. Two teams are already being reported as having interest in the large pass catcher, the Buffalo Bills and the Chicago Bears. It has been a tumultuous two seasons between Vincent Jackson and the San Diego Chargers. Jackson has...
The Chargers may have stated repeatedly that they want wide receiver Vincent Jackson back in San Diego next season, but he's set to hit the open market. The Chicago Tribune's Vaughn McClure writes that the Bears could be one of the teams interested in Jackson's services. ESPN's John Clayton echoes McClure, tweeting that he thinks "the Bears will make a big run...
ESPN’s John Clayton believes the Chicago Bears might make a run at Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson, once free agency kicks off on March 13th.
The Bears have been lacking a true number one receiver for a long time, and it’s about time they give quarterback Jay Cutler a true go to receiver, as an upgrade to their offense.
As of the 3 p.m. (Central) deadline, there is no news to report regarding center Scott Wells. What we do know is the Packers decided not to use the franchise tag on quarterback Matt Flynn.