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Franchise Tags: Peppers, Haynesworth; Released Players: Bly, McAllister

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Deadline to tag is tomorrow (Feb. 19th) at 4pm...

Ah the Franchise Tag:

  • The deadline to Franchise Tag Players is February 19th (Thursday). As of now the Bucs have yet to franchise tag (or re-sign) Antonio Bryant, Jermaine Phillips, Donald Penn, or Phillip Buchanon.
  • The New York Giants have franchise tagged RB Brandon Jacobs.
  • The New England Patriots have franchise tagged QB Matt Cassel.
  • The Bengals have franchise tagged WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh K Shayne Graham.
  • As of right now the Carolina Panthers DE Julius Peppers, Tennessee Titans DT Albert Haynesworth, and Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh have NOT been franchise tagged. Hooray!
  • the Arizona Cardinals have franchise tagged LB Karlos Dansby.
  • Chargers franchise tag RB Darren Sproles.
  • Ravens franchise tag DE Terrell Suggs.
  • Who got released?

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars have released RB Fred Taylor.
  • The Denver Broncos have released CB Dre' Bly
  • The New Orleans Saints have officially released RB Deuce McAllister
  • Who's crossing their fingers with me that Julius Peppers becomes a Free Agent? Should the Bucs look into signing Dre' Bly? I say, uh, yes!