With the 2014 salary cap determined to be $133 million, the franchise tenders can be calculated.
According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, the various franchise tags are as follows:
Quarterback: $16.912 million.
Running back: $9.54 million.
Receiver: $12.312 million.
Tight end: $7.035 million.
Offensive line: $11.654 million.
Defensive end: $13.116 million.
Defensive tackle: $9.654 million.
Linebacker: $11.455 million.
Cornerback: $11.834 million.
Safety: $8.433 million.
Kicker/punter: $3.556 million.
So far, three tags have been applied. Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will be entitled to a one-year salary of $13.116 million. Jets kicker Nick Folk will be eligible for a one-year, $3.556 million deal.
As to Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, he’ll either get $7.035 million as a tight end or $12.312 million as a receiver.
The period for applying the franchise tag expires on Monday at 4:00 p.m. ET.