The owners always win when it comes after the franchise tag deadline. Other winners, Panthers' DE Greg Hardy. Losers? The Saints, who may pay more than they want or not get what they deem appropriate for Jimmy Graham.
Still hoping to sign cornerback Vontae Davis to a long-term deal before Monday's deadline, the Indianapolis Colts do not plan to franchise tag CB Vontae Davis, even if a deal is not reached, according to a league source.