Found March 03, 2012 on Players View:
WASHINGTON, March 3- Yesterday, the Redskins made a decision in their often debated franchise scenario and placed the tag on TE Fred Davis. Since the end of last season, it has been a game of Davis vs. safety LaRon Landry and apparently Davis won out. In the 2011 campaign, Davis emerged as a potential superstar in the Skins passing game hauling in 59 passes for 796 yards and three touchdowns. Please click the link to read the rest of this story and watch video of Davis and Cooley together in practice.

Redskins start offseason by locking up key current players

With the NFL combine complete and free agency brewing, the Washington Redskins have decided to look within Redskins’ Park. Some of the big moves have been with their current players. The team announced today that they will use their franchise tag on free agent tight end Fred Davis. Basically a “Franchise Tag” is when a team elects to keep a player that is about to become an...

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Redskins put franchise tag on TE Fred Davis

The Washington Redskins have placed their franchise tag on tight end Fred Davis, who was suspended by the NFL for the last four games of last season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Despite missing a quarter of the season, Davis was second on the Redskins with 59 catches and 796 yards receiving, both career highs. In four NFL seasons since being drafted out...

Redskins place franchise tag on Fred Davis

According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, the Redskins will use their franchise tag on tight end Fred Davis. Under the franchise tag, Davis will make just over $5 million for the 2012 season. Davis had a break out season in 2011 when fellow tight end Chris Cooley went down for the season.  But he ended up missing the final four games of the season after testing positive for...

NFL to investigate the Redskins’ involvement in bounty program

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Video: LaRon Landry is a workout beast

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after career year, tight end gets redskins' franchise-player tag

ASHBURN | The Washington Redskins have placed their franchise-player tag on tight end Fred Davis. The four-year veteran was set to become an unrestricted free agent March 13, but Washington prevented that by using the franchise tag. He will receive a guaranteed salary of just more than $5 million. The tag gives the Redskins the right to keep Davis by matching any offer from another...

Cleveland Browns outgun Washington Redskins in chase for Robert Griffin III

It must be true that great minds think alike. LaVar Arrington wrote today that the Washington Redskins are bringing a knife to a gunfight in the competition for Robert Griffin III. The Cleveland Browns have more to offer in a trade-up scenario than the Redskins do. Arrington got his story out first, so I won't steal much of his thunder. His main points are that Cleveland'...

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