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NFL teams announce Franchise Tags, make some moves

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There's been a flurry of action today, the NFL's franchise tag deadline, and teams made a few noteworthy moves. Let's run down them real quick.

Eagles agreed to a 2-year deal with quarterback Sam Bradford

Per Andrew Brandt, it's a two-year, $36M deal and of the $26M in reported total guarantees, $22M is fully guaranteed upon signing. He will get $18M in 2016 and could earn up to $20M with playoff win escalators. His deal includes an $11M signing bonus, $7M salary in 2016, plus $4M of 2017 salary fully guaranteed, and another $4M guaranteed for injury. Bradford got paid, but it's not an absurd amount as far as quarterbacks go.

It is slightly more than the franchise tag would have cost the Eagles, but they get a second year out of the deal, with some $8M in risk ($4M salary 2017, $4M in injury risk).

Whatever. Glad the Seahawks have Russell Wilson. We'll see if Bradford can finally live up to the potential he once appeared to have. His second-half numbers in Philly last year were actually pretty good (68% completion rate, 1,959 yards (280 per game) at 7.59 yards per attempt, 10 touchdowns, four interceptions and a 97.0 passer rating).

Bills released Mario Williams

Four years into a 6-year, $96M contract, the Bills parted ways with Mario Williams. He'll likely get a pretty good deal in the offseason that's too rich for Seattle's blood, but this is definitely interesting.

Packers sign Mason Crosby

The Packers signed their steady kicker in Mason Crosby to a 4-year contract extension. Yeah I just can't get excited about kicker signings.

Franchise Tags:

None of these are really too surprising, but you can now officially take them off your free agency wishlist if there were in fact on them.

DE Muhammed Wilkerson, Jets
K Justin Tucker, Ravens
OT Cordy Glenn, Bills
WR Alshon Jeffrey, Bears
CB Josh Norman, Panthers
EDGE Olivier Vernon, Dolphins
EDGE Von Miller, Broncos
QB Kirk Cousins, Washington
S Eric Berry, Chiefs
CB Trumaine Johnson, Rams