With teams able to use a franchise and a transition tag this offseason barring a collective bargaining agreement, the following numbers will be of interest to many players around the league.
Here’s a look at the franchise and transition numbers at each position, courtesy of Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger.
The numbers are based on the average of the highest five or ten players at each position, depending on which tag you use.
Quarterback: $16.405 million [franchise tag], $14.546 million [transition tag]
Defensive end: $12.398m, $10.193m
Offensive line: $10.731m, $9.142m
Linebacker: $9.680m, $8.373m
Cornerback: $9.566 m , $8.056 m
Wide receiver: $9.521m, $8.651m
Running back: $8.156m, $7.151m
Defensive tackle: $7.003m, $6.353m
Safety: $6.455m, $6.011m
Tight end: $5.908m, $5.248m
Punter/kicker: $2.814m, $2.629m