While the NFL and NFL Players Association have finalized the official non-exclusive franchise designation amounts, no team has used the mechanism with just three days remaining before the March 4 deadline.
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That will be changing soon. The Bengals plan to apply the $11.175 million franchise tag to defensive end Michael Johnson, a source close to the player told NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.
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