The Miami Dolphins applied the franchise tag to defensive tackle Randy Starks Monday ahead of the 4 p.m. deadline to decide on franchising players, according to NFL.com.
The 2012 Super Bowl is fading into memory and that means it’s almost time for the NFL to officially turn the page on the league calendar. That’s important because franchise tags can be applied this week and free agency is just weeks away.
The linchpin of the Miami Dolphins defense isn’t locked up to a long-term contract and is set to hit unrestricted free agency next year.
The Miami Dolphins placed the franchise tag on Soliai Thursday, according to NFL.com.
There are two big stories to follow today: the NBA Trade Deadline; and the NFL Franchise Tag Deadline