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  1. NFL mailbag - Franchise tag shifts risk to players

    John Clayton

    The franchise shifts risks from teams to players, who could see their long-term value drop. Plus, reader questions.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  2. NFL mailbag - Tight end franchise tags could go up

    John Clayton

    Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  3. NFL - Franchise tag decisions getting complicated

    John Clayton

    Because franchise tags eat up valuable space under a flat cap, teams have to rethink their strategies going forward, John Clayton writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  4. NFL - Drop in franchise tag numbers help teams

    John Clayton

    A change in how franchise tags are calculated has given teams more leverage, John Clayton writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  5. Buffalo Bills, New York Giants need, get head start on training c...

    John Clayton

    Mailbag: The Pro Football Hall of Fame game provides a head start for the Bills and Giants, two franchises heading into pivotal seasons, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  6. Mailbag -- NFL franchise tag system outdated, hard to fix

    John Clayton

    Mailbag: There are no easy fixes for a franchise tag system that hasn't kept up as the NFL game has evolved, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  7. Clayton's mailbag -- NFL's worst offseason decisions

    John Clayton

    Clayton's mailbag: The Ed Reed signing and the Cowboys' defensive change have turned out to be among the biggest mistakes of the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  8. NFL maibag: NFC North getting expensive

    John Clayton

    Mailbag: It's getting expensive to reside in the NFC North, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2013
  9. John Clayton's NFL mailbag: Franchise-tag system flaws exposed

    John Clayton

    Mailbag: The franchise-tag system doesn't appear to be working as intended for teams or players, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2013
  10. NFL mailbag - Oakland Raiders face costly commitment

    John Clayton

    The Raiders are out of cap purgatory, but having too much space could be costly in the long run, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  11. NFL - Saints facing a costly penalty in Drew Brees negotiations

    John Clayton

    Unless the Saints plan to release Drew Brees, the salary-cap impact of a $23.6 million franchise tag in 2013 would be devastating to the team, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  12. New Orleans Saints tag Drew Brees with exclusive rights franchise...

    John Clayton

    The New Orleans Saints have placed their exclusive rights franchise tag on quarterback Drew Brees, the team confirmed Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2012
  13. Source: Miami Dolphins use franchise tag on DT Paul Soliai

    John Clayton

    The Miami Dolphins placed their franchise tag on defensive tackle Paul Soliai, a source said.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2011
  14. Seattle Seahawks place franchise tag on kicker Olindo Mare

    John Clayton

    The Seahawks announced Wednesday that they have placed the franchise tag on kicker Olindo Mare.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  15. San Francisco 49ers place franchise tag on nose tackle Aubrayo Fr...

    John Clayton

    After failing to lock Aubrayo Franklin into a long-term contract, the 49ers notified the nose tackle that they are giving him the franchise tag, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  16. Matt Cassel signs long-term deal with Kansas City Chiefs

    John Clayton

    Matt Cassel, a career backup in college and in the pros, has signed a six-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2009