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Dallas Cowboys Put The Franchise Tag On Dez Bryant

The Cowboys followed through on what they said they would do... The Dallas Cowboys finally did what everybody expected them to do - they used the franchise tag on Dez Bryant. Hardly surprising, the star wide receiver will now be in line to make $12.8 million for the 2015 season. That comes from the average salary of the top five wide receivers in the league. The Cowboys have used the non-exclusive franchise tag meaning any other team can negotiate with Bryant until July 15th, and if they sign him the Cowboys can either match the deal, or receive two first-round draft picks if they let him...
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IRVING, Texas -- Last week ESPN Insider Field Yates offered up a view at how the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos, Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens have some in-house replacements for their top free agents. On a local view, how would the Dallas Cowboys replace some of their free agents should they sign elsewhere? One player the Cowboys won’t have to worry about replacing is Dez Bryant once they place the franchise tag on the All-Pro wide receiver today.

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IRVING, Texas -- By 4 p.m. ET Monday, the Dallas Cowboys will likely place the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant. It will mark just the fifth time the Cowboys have used the tag since its inception. Bryant will join Flozell Adams (2002), Ken Hamlin (2008) and Anthony Spencer, who was tagged in 2012 and '13, as the only Cowboys’ tagged. Hamlin never played under the tag having reached a six-year, $39 million deal. During the 2014 season, Bryant said he would be “highly disappointed” if the Cowboys used the franchise tag.

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IRVING, Texas -- The dilemma the Dallas Cowboys are facing in trying to re-sign DeMarco Murray is playing out at different spots across the league. Over the past few days running backs like DeAngelo Williams, Reggie Bush, Chris Johnson and Peyton Hillis have been released. Steven Jackson will officially be added to the list today. Those names get added to the running back market in free agency, which gets added to a fairly decent crop of runners available, which gets added to a deep NFL draft class.

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