Franchise And Transition Numbers (Official)

List of the official Franchise Tag and Transition Tag numbers. An interesting trivia question: How many players from the league's top ranked scoring offense (the Patriots) made this list? With Asante Samuel working a deal to avoid being franchised, see what it will take to sign a top 10 DB to replace him if he decides NOT to return.

Cornerbacks

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   9,465,0007,659,000
Nate Clements CB 12,266,666
Chris McAlister CB 9,407,000
Patrick SurtainCB9,280,000
Quetin Jammer CB 8,583,330
Asante Samuel CB 7,790,000
Shawn Springs CB 7,358,333
Anthony Henry CB 5,600,000
Jason David CB 5,525,000
Champ Bailey CB 5,411,575
Charles Tillman CB 5,372,666

 

 

Defensive Tackles

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   6,363,0005,654,000
Dewayne Robertson DT 7,391,369
Warren Sapp DT 6,297,000
Cornelius Griffin DT 6,166,333
Albert Haynesworth DT 6,041,669
Roderick Coleman DT 5,917,500
Kevin Williams DT 5,709,249
Anthony McFarland DT 5,500,000
Kris Jenkins DT 4,539,618
Rocky BernardDT4,500,000
Pat WilliamsDT4,477,208  

Defensive Ends

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   8,879,0007,679,000
Julius PeppersDE12,437,500
Jason Taylor DE 9,519,625
Justin Smith DE 8,644,000
Jevon Kearse DE 7,063,890
Michael Strahan DE 6,728,285
Shaun Ellis DE 6,725,000
Richard Seymour DE 6,600,000
Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila DE 6,571,428
John Abraham DE 6,500,000
Chris KelsayDE 6,000,0000  

Linebackers

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   8,065,0007,335,000
Ray Lewis LB 9,428,571
Zach Thomas LB 7,987,000
Keith Brooking LB 7,692,226
Keith Bulluck LB 7,608,668
Nick Barnett LB 7,608,571
Lance Briggs LB 7,206,000
Daryl Smith LB 7,066,667
Rosevelt Colvin LB 6,428,000
Julian Peterson LB 6,300,000
Marcus Washington LB 6,020,416    

Offensive Linemen

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   7,455,0006,895,000
Walter Jones OL 8,600,000
Williie Anderson OL 7,600,000
Orlando Pace OL 7,075,000
Flozell Adams OL 7,000,000
Al Johnson OL 7,000,000
Derrick Dockery OL 6,750,000
Marvel Smith OL 6,645,500
Chris Samuels OL 6,200,000
Jonas JenningsOL6,042,000
Chad Clifton OL 6,034,166    

Punters/Kickers

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   2,514,0002,245,000
Rian Lindell P/K 3,260,000
Jason Elam P/K 3,030,000
Josh Scobee P/K 2,100,000
Nate Kaeding P/K 2,100,000
Jason Hanson P/K 2,080,000
Josh Brown P/K 2,078,000
Adam Vinatieri P/K 2,070,000
Sebastian Janikowski P/K 1,952,835
John Kasay P/K 1,900,000
Craig Hentrich P/K 1,883,750    

Quarterbacks

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   10,730,0009,500,000
Carson Palmer QB 13,480,000
Brett Favre QB 11,800,000
Eli Manning QB 10,046,666
Matt Hasselbeck QB 9,200,000
Marc Bulger QB 9,123,000
Tony Romo QB 8,916,666
Donovan McNabb QB 8,553,911
Peyton Manning QB 8,200,000
Matt Leinart QB 8,110,000
Michael Vick QB 7,572,000    

Running Backs

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   6,538,0005,699,000
LaDainian Tomlinson RB 7,066,666
Edgerrin James RB 7,000,000
Fred Taylor RB 6,600,000
Warrick Dunn RB 6,278,336
Deuce McAllister RB 5,745,000
Shaun Alexander RB 5,700,000
LaMont Jordan RB 5,400,000
Rudi Johnson RB 4,550,000
Thomas Jones RB 4,400,000
DeShaun Foster RB 4,250,000    

Safeties

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   4,396,0003,893,000
Adam Archuleta S 5,095,000
Michael Huff S 4,800,000
Micahel Lewis S 4,095,000
Terrence Holt S 4,000,000
Adrian Wilson S 3,989,499
Greg Wesley S 3,847,916
Roy Williams S 3,507,379
Troy Polamalu S 3,339,500
Darren Sharper S 3,150,000
Mike Brown S 3,106,666    

Tight Ends

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   4,522,0003,733,000
Todd Heap TE 4,900,000
Alge Crumpler TE 4,708,333
Tony Gonzalez TE 4,531,370
Jeremy Shockey TE 4,371,667
Visanthe Shiancoe TE 4,100,000
Antonio Gates TE 3,825,000
Jason Witten TE 2,795,000
Jim Kleinsasser TE 2,750,000
Vernon Davis TE 2,700,000
Donald Lee TE 2,645,000    

Wide Receivers

Position

Total

Franchise

Transition

   7,848,0006,872,000
Terrell OwensWR9,666,666
Marvin HarrisonWR8,400,000
Torry HoltWR7,604,714
Chad JohnsonWR7,165,370
Roy WilliamsWR6,403,334
Kevin CurtisWR6,333,333
Deion BranchWR5,980,000
Reggie WayneWR5,880,000
David GivensWR5,700,000
Hines WardWR5,585,000  

Special thanks to Tim Yotter of Viking Update for help with this list

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