5 things to know about the Broncos putting the franchise tag on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas.
One way or another, Dez Bryant will almost certainly be in Dallas next season. The window to use the franchise tag on a player entering free agency opened Monday and lasts until March 2.
The Steelers used the transition tag on Jason Worlids the team announced on Monday.
Follow along all of the franchise tags used around the NFL with our handy 2014 NFL Franchise Tag Tracker.
Kansas City Chiefs' left tackle Branden Albert is aware of the possibility that he could be traded even though he signed the franchise tag with the Chiefs earlier this week. The former first-round pick will receive a one-year deal for $9.828 million under the designation. If Albert is traded the Chiefs could consider Luke Joeckel with the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL Draft.
Will Brinson examines the 2013 franchise-tag deadline winners and losers.
The Chiefs had a flurry of deadline activity, signing Dwayne Bowe and Dustin Colquitt to five-year deals and franchise tagging Branden Albert.
The Titans won't use their franchise tag on tight end Jared Cook, or anyone for that matter.
Joe Flacco said Monday that his new contract is not about the money and instead 'it's about the respect.'
Joe Flacco is getting paid like a top-five quarterback. CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman and Jason La Canfora report the Ravens and Flacco have agreed to terms. Freeman confirms Flacco will sign the contract on Monday, and the quarterback's average annual salary could end up in the $19.5 million range.

Biggest Stories