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NFL Franchise / Transition Tags Are Official


The NFL Transition Tags are official for 2015 with not as many names on the list as one might think. Here is the quick hits.

(Thanks to PFF for the numbers)

There are no unexpected names on the list. It’s the names NOT on the list that stand out. DeMarco Murray is now slated to become a free agent. Ndamukong Suh is now slated to become a free agent. Still a few days to get a deal done.  Going to be a fun off season!

Note: Dolphins used the “Transition Tag” on TE Charles Clay.

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