Two weeks from today, NFL teams can begin slapping their franchise tag on a player. The deadline to do so comes one month from now, on March 3. Among the myriad offseason decisions facing the Miami Dolphins is whether to use their tag.
UPDATE: With the Falcons set to convene for training camp on Wednesday, we have a bit of an update on the Desmond Trufant front.According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's D.
Despite some massive expenditures elsewhere on the roster this offseason, the Miami Dolphins addressed their need at CB with a mere one-year, $5.5 million contract on Brent Grimes; of course, they did snatch up two more CBs early in the draft with Jamar Taylor (Round 2, No.
When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-structured the contract of CB Eric Wright, they agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million in base salary, with an additional $1.
We knew that the New York Jets were going to have an opening in the starting lineup at CB this offseason if their rumored trade involving Darrelle Revis went through, and go through it did.
Heading into the 2012 preseason, the Miami Dolphins appeared well-stocked at the CB position, with Sean Smith manning one starting slot and Vontae Davis the other.
The 2013 edition of the San Francisco 49ers may not be as strong at the CB position as the club's fans might like, but fortunately they've got the front seven to dominate most opposing offenses, so this deficiency in the secondary may not sink them.
On Monday, we explored the idea of the Atlanta Falcons potentially trading up in the first round, looking to secure CB Dee Milliner with a pick in the Top 10, or Xavier Rhodes with a pick in the Top 20.
After bidding adieu to Dunta Robinson this offseason, and seeing their 2012 franchise taggee Brent Grimes sign with the Miami Dolphins, the Atlanta Falcons are somewhat in need at the CB position heading into the draft.
Throughout the FA stage of this offseason, the Miami Dolphins have kept themselves at the forefront of discussion on a number of players, either signing them or being involved in the bidding.
With the release of RB Michael Turner, DE John Abraham and CB Dunta Robinson earlier this offseason, the Atlanta Falcons were left with some vacancies to fill on the roster.
The pursuit of free agent CB Brent Grimes has had a number of twists and turns. At first, it seemed like he would be back with Atlanta, then the Miami Dolphins emerged, then the Cleveland Browns appeared to have an edge based on their willingness to offer a multi-year deal.
Last week, there was a report that indicated the Cleveland Browns might have an upper hand in the bidding for free agent CB Brent Grimes, since they had put a multi-year offer on the table, and other clubs had thus far been unwilling to offer more than a year.
Veteran CB Antoine Winfield is a one of a handful of free agents at the position still out there looking for work, despite the fact that he managed 101 tackles and three interceptions this past season in Minnesota.
The negotiations between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New York Jets regarding a trade for CB Darrelle Revis remain in somewhat of a holding pattern as the days tick by before the start of the 2013 NFL Draft.