Also, I googled this without any luck: does FA end March 18th? - - >
FA doesn't really end at all and keeps going through the season I think and yes tomorrow is the last day to tag a player.
Whom do you think we will tag, not counting Starks, tomorrow? I bet no one else will be tagged except Starks because, from what I recall, Ross or Ireland, had said we will only tag one player. Not sure though.
I believe teams need to tag players by 4:00PM ET tomorrow afternoon.
Nubler7, I added a question to my post (#3)...can you tell me your answer.
Oh right. Now I am clear. Thanks again.
Also the tag is based on the highest salary at the given position.
For example to franchise Jake Long (OT) , his base salary for this yr would be the average of the top OL (around 12 mill)
To tag Sean Smith would make his base salary about 10 mill a yr
And to tag Starks it will be around 8 mill a yr.
When you think of value on team vs price tag, you can see why Starks is the best option for the tag.
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Sarcastically, the only person worth tagging after Starks is Carpenter.
Question: Has there ever been a player who has been tagged and then released before the season? If a player is tagged are they gauranteed monies if they don't make the club? My example would be if Long is tagged but remains or gets injured in pre-season. Can he then be released without eating his cap number or salary?
Cool. Thank you guys.