The NFL finalized their 2019 salary cap on Friday, and with it will come the news of the official deal tenders for franchise and transition tag gamers.
The Kansas Town Chiefs are envisioned to use their franchise tag on exterior linebacker Dee Ford. There was some speculation that there may well be a combat above whether Ford would be classified as a linebacker or defensive conclude, based mostly on the Chiefs defensive scheme modify. That won’t be happening. The NFL goes off of the position that’s been played in the most the latest accrued time and not the impending time. If the Chiefs chose to tag Ford again in 2020, they’d have to tag him as a defensive conclude commensurate with the group participating in in the 4-3 in 2019.
Here’s a appear at all of the franchise tag and transition tag tenders for the 2019 time:
If the Chiefs use the franchise tag on Dee Ford, he’ll make $15.4 million on the 2019 time. He’s absent on report several instances explaining that he’d be snug participating in on the franchise tag in 2019.
The franchise tag is also still an selection, though Brett Veach noted he’s fulfilled with Ford and his agent Adisa Bakari, and everyone is on the identical website page proper now when it will come to the deal negotiations. Just one way or yet another it seems Ford will be on the Chiefs in 2019. Potentially earning $15.4 million below the franchise tag.