This will be no surprise as the Broncos will try to hold on to the backbone of their defense. Slapping the franchise tag on him, signing him to a big contract, will be one way to ensure this.
“John Elway could have a franchise tag dilemma after the confetti stops falling on Super Bowl 50. With Peyton Manning likely playing his final game, it’s important for the Denver Broncos to hang on to quarterback Brock Osweiler. However, pass rusher Von Miller is also set to hit free agency. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Broncos favor tagging Miller. According to sources, Denver plans to tag Miller and then try to work out a deal.” – Reported by Kevin Patra
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