Brent Grimes’ agent mentioned that his client has “no plans to sign the tag at this time.”
“We hope to be able to continue to discuss through all the issues at the appropriate time,” asid Grimes’ agent.
Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff has mentioned that he would like to continue negotiations towards a long-term deal but nothing appears to be immenent at this point. A holdout seems like a possibility is real progress isn’t made in the near future.
Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff has confirmed that the team will apply their franchise tag to CB Brent Grimes.
This was reported to be the most likely scenario in recent weeks but it took some time for the Falcons to come around on the idea. The contract that they handed out to Dunta Robinson last year created some issues as far their leverage was concerned. The tag will cost Atlanta $10.431 million for the 2012 season.
Questions still remain regarding Curtis Lofton and John Abraham’s future with the team.