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NFL sets franchise, transition tags

Updated: March 1, 2013, 7:42 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- The franchise tag for quarterbacks in 2013 will be $14.896 million.

But the Baltimore Ravens no longer need worry about it because Joe Flacco agreed to a new deal with them on Friday.

The NFL set the franchise tag at that figure earlier in the day. Then the Ravens prevented the Super Bowl MVP from reaching free agency beginning March 12, as a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter they reached a new deal with Flacco.

Flacco played out his five-year rookie ...

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