Monday’s 4 p.m. deadline for NFL teams to place the franchise tag on players came and went without the Patriots using the designation on any player.
For the first time in four years, the Patriots may not be playing tag.
Monday marks the first day that teams around the NFL can place the franchise tag on one player from their rosters. According to one report, the Patriots won’t be using theirs on wide receiver Wes Welker.
Gresh & Zo talked a little football on Tuesday, the day after the Patriots and receiver Wes Welker couldn’t get a contract extension done. Do you think that Welker is a top ten receiver in the league?
Bert Breer of the NFL Network spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about Wes Welker being unable to get a deal done with the Patriots, some unsigned draft picks and other franchise players around the league who got deals done.
Monday’s 4 pm deadline came and went, and there was no extension between Wes Welker and the New England Patriots.
According to the Boston Globe’s Greg Bedard, Welker has signed his franchise tender, thereby officially placing him on the Patriots 2012 roster.
Wes Welker’s comments on Tuesday that he probably will skip mandatory workouts may have kicked off the circus.
Despite the massive pay raise for one year, Wes Welker may not be entirely happy to sign on the dotted line this offseason.
If Patriots receiver Wes Welker is bitter about receiving the team’s franchise tag this offseason, he is doing his best not to show it.