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Branch to Receive Franchise Tag

According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Raiders strong safety Tyvon Branch will receive the franchise tag. With only a few days to go before the deadline to apply the tag the two sides remain far apart to reach a long-term contract.

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  • Carr and Gabe after 2017 season. Probably Carr then Gabe. Mack has fifth option year. No reason for any struggle. https://t.co/wAcD4beHFt
    about 5 hours ago
  • After next season. https://t.co/jNymlv0YGz
    about 5 hours ago
  • With Mack's deal the following year, it's a good idea. https://t.co/DipOg6hsZ9
    about 8 hours ago
  • It pushes the big deal up a year, but franchise quarterbacks never play on the tag and Carr will sign before the other guys push market up.
    about 8 hours ago
  • Starting to think the #Raiders not having the 5th year option on Derek Carr might not be the worst thing.
    about 8 hours ago