ESPN’s Adam Schefter just reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars will in fact use their franchise tag on 26-year old TE Marcedes Lewis. The idea was considered an inevitability by many so the comes isn’t very shocking.
The franchise tag should guarantee Lewis $7 million for the 2011 season who is coming off of a breakout season for Jaguars. Jacksonville has been discussing a longterm deal with Lewis but there is still progress to made.
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