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  1. Reviewing our chat film

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- That was a quality chat we had on Thursday. Thanks to those of you who joined in. Among the topics we covered: Ken Whisenhunt as a potential "Quarterback Whizperer." The possibility of the Titans using the franchise tag. ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  2. RTC: Colts make classy gesture for Freeney

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage around the AFC South... Houston Texans J.J. Watt will visit U.S. military bases as part of a USO tour this offseason, says Nick Scurfield of the team's website. The Texans didn't use their franchise tag, says Scurfield. ...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  3. Thoughts on Titans not tagging Jared Cook

    Paul Kuharsky

    Thoughts on the Tennessee Titans' decision not to place the franchise tag on tight end Jared Cook: Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean indicated the team didn't like the idea of fighting through an arbitrator with regard to whether Cook was a tight end, ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  4. RTC: Potential FA targets for the Colts

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Not using the franchise tag on Glover Quin would provide some cap help for the Texans, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. As he considers the idea of a not-in-the-closet gay player in the NFL,...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  5. Tag developments on Cox and Cook

    Paul Kuharsky

    INDIANAPOLIS -- We've got a couple franchise tag developments in the AFC South. Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union spoke to Jaguars general manager David Caldwell, who said the Jaguars won't be using their tag. That means talented but inju...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  6. Chat wrap: Evaluate the film

    Paul Kuharsky

    You put together a very solid chat effort on Thursday. I applaud your work. A sampling: Shaun (TN): When do teams have to slap on the Franchise tag and who do you think will get it from each team? Paul Kuharsky: Not sure the deadline -- but ...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  7. Low franchise tag may shrink safety market

    Paul Kuharsky

    The free-agent market for safeties could actually be pretty good. Among those with expiring contracts are Buffalo's Jairus Byrd, the Giants' Kenny Phillips, Atlanta's William Moore, San Francisco's Dashon Goldson and Houston's Glover Quin. It's...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  8. Don't overrate Josh Scobee deal for Jaguars

    Paul Kuharsky

    Congrats to Josh Scobee and the Jaguars for getting a deal done Monday before the deadline that would have locked him in for the one-year franchise tag. It's good that the team has one less thing hanging over its head for later. He's a quality ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  9. Griffin scored points since season's end

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Titans were not super high on Michael Griffin after he finished his fifth season. They put the franchise tag on him because it wasn't too expensive, because they lacked alternatives, because they weren't sure they could count on him for the lo...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  10. Does tagging Griffin show lack of ambition?

    Paul Kuharsky

    Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean solidified the presumption that the Titans would likely put the franchise tag on safety Michael Griffin, reporting it will happen. The team's first-round pick from 2007 has been inconsistent in five seasons. He may be b...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  11. RTC: On Indiana's feelings for Manning

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Andrew Brandt of the National Football Post looks at the mechanics of the franchise tag. Houston Texans Stocks soared for receivers and linemen coming out of the combine according to John McClain of the Houston Chronic...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  12. On Arian Foster and the franchise tag

    Paul Kuharsky

    INDIANAPOLIS - The new CBA changes the landscape for restricted free agents. It's less costly for a team to sign a player to an offer sheet and take him away. If Arian Foster gets the top RFA tender, a team can sign the Houston Texans running back...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  13. Mario Williams and the franchise tag

    Paul Kuharsky

    Perhaps the biggest question that will hover over the Houston Texans after the season ends, no matter how it ends, is whether to extend defensive end-turned-outside linebacker Mario Williams. With Conner Barwin and Brooks Reed as their outside lin...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  14. Jacksonville Jaguars' Marcedes Lewis ends holdout, waits for new ...

    Paul Kuharsky

    Pro Bowl tight end Marcedes Lewis ended his holdout and joined the team Monday, as both sides agreed he won't practice until a long-term deal is ironed out.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2011
  15. Report: Marcedes Lewis to end holdout

    Paul Kuharsky

    Marcedes Lewis will end a brief holdout and join the Jaguars at training camp on Monday, reports Tania Ganguli. He currently carries a $7.3 million franchise tag -- which he has signed. But he is looking for a long-term deal, an issue the team con...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  16. Colts buy insurance with Manning tag

    Paul Kuharsky

    Unsurprisingly, the guy who is as much of a franchise player as the NFL knows is now wearing the franchise tag. Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted that Peyton Manning has been tagged by Indianapolis. Chris Mortensen reports it's an exclusive rights tag...

    Blog | February 15, 2011