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  1. hughthehand

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    Anyone know, approximately how much the TE Franchise Tag is going to be this year?

    I could not find it anywhere. Bad internet seach ability.
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    Well, I can't tell you what its going to be this year, but I can let you know that it was 3.327 Million for the 2006 season.
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    Wow that low?

    Even if you multilpy by 20% it would only be about $4mil this year. If the Franchise tag for Tight Ends is less than $5mil how can you not use it on DG? He is worth $4.5mil for one season no question.

    He is in his prime, and you have no long term liability.
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    You don't even have to pay that much. We can offer transition tag money, and accept a 1st if someone else wants him.
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    Lock up the TE's if you have one. I'd rather see him get a contract because with the 2X TE sets coming into fashion again that price is higher.

    Belichick/Pioli have gone on record that they really don't like to use the tag ... i don't blame them. Even a small premium for DG is a worthwhile investment. Keep his career to coincide with Brady.

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