Jaguars franchise tag Evan Engram

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As expected, tight end Evan Engram will not hit the open market.

The Jaguars have franchise tagged Engram, according to multiple reports.

Jacksonville and Engram will now have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal. If they don’t, then Engram will play under the franchise tender, which is a one-year deal worth $11.345 million.

A Giants first-round pick in 2017, Engram had his best season in 2022 with the Jaguars. He set career highs with 73 catches and 766 yards with four touchdowns. He also caught 12 passes for 124 yards with a TD in Jacksonville’s two playoff games.

In 82 games with 65 starts, Engram has caught 335 passes for 3,594 yards with 20 touchdowns.

4 responses to “Jaguars franchise tag Evan Engram

  1. With the deepest tight end class in memory, of course the jags would tag engram… bad teams make bad decisions because they have bad owners. Time, and time again.

  2. I’m sure he would prefer a long-term deal, but the Jags were not about to pay long-term money to EE when they are still afraid he might turn back into the guy the Giants traded.

  3. Evan Engram is a fantastic player for the Jags, and works well in Peterson’s style. He has greatly improved his catching ability and has a fantastic relationship with his teammates. Hope for a long term deal with him.

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