With free agency approaching and the NFL Salary cap announced at $133 million for the league’s 32 franchises the 2014 franchise tag numbers for each position have been defined by the league and have been now been reported to the public.
According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, the various franchise tag amounts per position are as follows:
Quarterback: $16.912 million.
Running back: $9.54 million.
Receiver: $12.312 million.
Tight end: $7.035 million.
Offensive line: $11.654 million.
Defensive end: $13.116 million.
Defensive tackle: $9.654 million.
Linebacker: $11.455 million.
Cornerback: $11.834 million.
Safety: $8.433 million.
Kicker/punter: $3.556 million.