NFL Salary Tenders For Free Agency

NFL teams have the express option of placing the 'franchise or 'transition' label tag on unrestricted free agent players.

Under the rules of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, this tag label provides the team the right of first refusal if a contract is offered to a tagged player.

A 'franchise player' contract is tendered at the average of the top five players salary at the position.

A 'transition player' contract is tendered at the average of the top ten players salary at the position.

Quarterbacks, the franchise tag tender offer is $9,958,000. The transition tender offer is $8,169,000.

Running backs, the franchise tender offer is $5,167,000, and the transition tender offer is $4,494,000.

Tight ends, the franchise tender offer is $2,612,000, and the transition tender offer is $2,104,000.

Wide receivers, the franchise tender offer is $7,229,000, and the transition tender offer is $6,420,000.

Offensive linemen, the franchise tender offer is $7,021,000, and the transition tender offer is $6,012,000.

Cornerbacks, the franchise tender offer is $6,801,000, and the transition tender offer is $5,698,000.

Defensive ends, the franchise tender offer is $6,503,000, and the transition tender offer is $5,796,000.

Defensive tackles, the franchise tender offer is $5,613,000, and the transition tender offer is $4,561,000.

Linebackers, the franchise tender offer is $5,834,000, and the transition tender offer is $5,063,000.

Safeties, the franchise tender offer is $4,113,000, and the transition tender offer is $3,578,000.

Kickers and punters, the franchise tender offer is $1,611,000, and the transition tender offer is $1,446,000.

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