In addition to the looming deadline the new cap will increase the cost of using the tag. When it was anticipated that the cap would increase to $126M to re-tag Byrd would’ve cost 120% of his previous year’s salary or $8.3M since it was the greater amount, but now it appears that the new salary cap figure will push the franchise figure for safeties to $8.43M.
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Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard is expected to report to a Nebraska jail today to start serving his 60-day sentence in accordance with violating the terms of his probation. Dennard, along with receiving a third year of probation and an extra 100 hours of community service, also had his suspended jail sentence increased from 30 days to 60. He can be released in 38 days with good behavior
By placing the tag on Folk, the Jets fill one of several holes they must address this offseason. Gang Green can now shift their focus to attempting to re-signing Austin Howard, their most important impending free agent, and finding pass catchers, their greatest area of need.