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NFL Franchise Tag Window Now Open
Between now and March 5, NFL teams can use the franchise or transition tag on players headed towards free agency.

Tuesday Round-Up: Seahawks Lead NFC West In Pro Football Focus’ Top 5 Rankings
Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark, running back Chris Carson, and linebacker Bobby Wagner lead the NFC West in Pro Football Focus’ top 5 overall grade for edge, halfback, and linebacker, respectively.

Seahawks’ window to use franchise tag on Frank Clark opens | Tacoma News Tribune
The Seahawks’ two-week window to use a 2019 franchise tag to keep Frank Clark from free agency opens. But a longer-term extension to keep the team’s leading sack man in Seattle remains very much in play.

How soon could Seahawks fans see moves with NFL franchise tag?
Starting Feb. 19, NFL teams have two weeks two use the franchise tag on one pending free agent. Defensive end Frank Clark is a top candidate for the Seahawks, but will fans see a move this week?

NFL players who could be franchise tagged
NFL teams can start using the franchise tag on Tuesday.

Should the Seattle Seahawks pursue a trade for WR Antonio Brown?
The All-Pro wide receiver is available on the trade market. Would he fit in with the Seahawks?

Seahawks’ Shaquem Griffin challenges teammates to basketball | Miami Herald
Former UCF star Shaquem Griffin asks for a two-on-two basketball game with brother Shaquill against Seattle Seahawk teammates. Funny, friendly trash talk ensued.

Poll: Should the Seattle Seahawks re-sign running back Mike Davis?
The Seattle Seahawks got great production from running back Mike Davis last year, but is it enough for them to re-sign him?

Fantasy football wish list 2019: Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy Analysis | Pro Football Focus
PFF Fantasy writer Daniel Kelley identifies some moves the Seattle Seahawks could make this offseason for fantasy football purposes.

5 Tight Ends Seahawks Could Pursue in Free Agency -
Though Will Dissly will return from injury, Seattle could use another quality veteran tight end to round out the group.

Roundup: Cardinals sign former Bills TE Charles Clay -
The Cardinals on Tuesday announced the signing of former Bills tight end Charles Clay to a one-year contract worth up to $3.25 million. The ninth-year veteran caught 21 passes for 184 yards in 2018.

Jaguars hire Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant -
The Jaguars announced Tuesday they hired longtime NFL coach Dom Capers as a senior defensive assistant, with duties that include working closely with Jacksonville DC Todd Wash.

Bengals to interview Lou Anarumo for DC opening -
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday the Bengals will meet with New York Giants defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo for their DC position on Thursday.

Antonio Brown meets with Steelers president Rooney -
Antonio Brown said via Twitter that he met with Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II on Tuesday. The WR claims both parties "agreed that it is time to move on."

Derrius Guice on his recovery: 'I'm still strong as an ox' -
Redskins running back Derrius Guice lost his rookie season to a torn ACL. He's doesn't have a definitive timetable for when he'll return to the field but is encouraged by his progress in rehab.

Kyler Murray unsure if he'll throw at combine -
Former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray said Monday that he hasn't decided if he will participate in any of the on-field workouts at next week's NFL Scouting Combine.

Packers QB coach: Aaron Rodgers wants to be coached -
New Packers QB coach Luke Getsy left no doubt he believes veteran QB Aaron Rodgers wants to be pushed. Getsy says he thinks Rodgers wants to be coached "as much as anybody."

Antonio Brown eyes new team, guaranteed money -
Disgruntled Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown said in an Instagram post on Monday that he's hoping to hear from a team that wants a "hungry wide receiver."

Franchise tag primer: Teams can start tagging players -
Tuesday marks the first day NFL teams can designate the franchise or transition tag on players. The two-week window closes at 4 p.m. ET on March 5. Kevin Patra explains NFL teams' tagging options.

Cardinals have three of this year’s four biggest free agent signings – ProFootballTalk
The Cardinals had the worst record in the NFL last year, so it's unsurprising that they're making big changes this offseason. But the pace at which they're making changes has been surprising.

Report: Ben Garland won’t be back with Falcons in 2019 – ProFootballTalk
At least one of three impending free agents at the guard position are not expected to be back with the Atlanta Falcons next season. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Ben Garland will not be back with the team in 2019.

Colts guard Quenton Nelson wasn’t happy with his technique last season – ProFootballTalk
Quenton Nelson was the sixth overall pick in last year's NFL Draft and was named a first-team All-Pro in his rookie season with the Indianapolis Colts. Despite the success and accolades, Nelson was displeased with an area of his game last season.

Adam Thielen’s agent is optimistic about a new deal – ProFootballTalk
Vikings receiver Adam Thielen makes much less than Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs. And both Thielen and the Vikings seem to be committed to closing that gap.