Official Franchise/Transition Tag Numbers

In a series of Tweets, Albert Breer of the NFL Network released what he reports to be the official monetary values associated with the franchise and transition tags. The numbers he reported are as follows:

Franchise Tag

  • Quarterback- $16.912MM
  • Runningback- $9.54MM
  • Wide Receiver- $12.312MM
  • Tight End- $7.035MM
  • Offensive Line- $11.654MM
  • Defensive End- $13.116MM
  • Defensive Tackle- $9.654MM
  • Linebacker- $11.455MM
  • Cornerback- $11.834MM
  • Safety- $8.433MM
  • Kicker/Punter- $3.556MM

Transition Tag

  • Quarterback- $14.666MM
  • Runningback- $8.033MM
  • Wide Receiver- $10.176MM
  • Tight End- $6.106MM
  • Offensive Line- $10.039MM
  • Defensive End- $10.633MM
  • Defensive Tackle- $8.060MM
  • Linebacker- $9.754MM
  • Cornerback- $10.081MM
  • Safety- $7.253MM
  • Kicker/Punter- $3.205MM

Breer also added that while the transition tag is not usually exercised by NFL franchises, it is especially important because the numbers associated with that tag are the numbers that will be used for the fifth-year options for top ten picks in the 2011 draft (via Twitter).

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  1. dc21892

    New England could transition tag Talib to save a bit of cash, but it’s a little bit of a risk.

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