Joel Corry of CBS Sports takes an in-depth look at 12 impending free agents who could be headed for the franchise tag in 2017. Corry’s list of potential candidates includes:
- Redskins QB Kirk Cousins
- Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell
- Cardinals OLB Chandler Jones
- Browns OLB Jamie Collins
- Patriots TE Martellus Bennett
- Patriots LB Dont’a Hightower
- Chiefs S Eric Berry
- Panthers DT Kawann Short
- Bears WR Alshon Jeffery
- Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
- Rams CB Trumaine Johnson
- Chargers OLB Melvin Ingram
We have all of these players featured in our Top 30 – 2017 Free Agents list.
- Will Gavin reports that the NFL is set to expand the number of games played in London to four next year.
- Gavin’s sources added that one team is expected to play multiple games in London next year.
- Bills team spokesperson told reporters on Wednesday that WR Sammy Watkins informed trainers that his surgically repaired foot was sore. (Mike Rodak)
- It remains to be seen whether Watkins will be able to suit up for Week 13’s game, despite just returning to the team last weekend.
- Cardinals veteran RB Chris Johnson (injured reserve) said his body feels good and he’d like to play a couple more seasons in the NFL. (Kyle Odegard)