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FRANCHISE TAG CLARIFICATION
« on: February 26, 2017, 11:48:24 PM »
The Franchise Tag
The Franchise Tag is designed to help a team retain their best player while compensating that player.
Each team may use the Franchise tag once per off-season.  A player designated with the Franchise tag will be awarded a 1 year contract worth either a cost (salary) equal to the average of the top 5 players at the players position, or a 25% raise over their previous salary (whichever is greater).

A player who is designated as a franchise player is still allowed to negotiate a deal with another team, but if that team wishes to sign the player the original team has the chance to match the contract.  If the original team chooses not to match the offered contract, the signing team must surrender two 1st round draft picks to the original team (unless another trade is worked out between the two teams).

Once a player has been Franchise Tagged, all teams may offer/negotiate contracts with his agent. you do not have to wait for a new time period to do this, it may begin immediately.

Agents will negotiate the 1 year contract with the addition of bonus money, if a number can not be agreed on, then the player may hold out until a deal can be reached.

Warning, not all players will like being designated with the Franchise Tag



For clarification:

A player can not be Franchised Tagged after the end of ERFA.

« Last Edit: June 17, 2019, 01:40:58 PM by Talon »

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Re: FRANCHISE TAG CLARIFICATION
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 05:37:45 PM »
for the future, you can not talk to a player on the franchise tag unless you have the two firsts needed. Whether or not the team needs the two firsts to make the deal is up to the team and your team, but to negotiate with the player on the offer sheet, you need to have the picks that the league requires for the transaction to take place.
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Re: FRANCHISE TAG CLARIFICATION
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2018, 12:11:51 AM »
Amendment Starting Season 10-11 Off-Season --- A team may sign a franchised player so long as they have a minimum of two first round picks over the upcoming and following season, however it is up to the team losing it's franchise-tagged player to choose which picks they will receive.

EXAMPLE: Team A signs Team B's franchise-tagged player.   Team B then chooses from the pool of Team A's available 1st round draft picks from S10 and S11, choose the 2 of their choice.
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Re: FRANCHISE TAG CLARIFICATION
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2019, 01:19:13 PM »

The Deadline to apply the Franchise tag to a player is During Day 2 (giving you day 1 to try to get a deal done before using the tag)

The deadline to re-sign a player you have applied the Franchise tag to is Day 3 (giving you an extra day to sign the player to a long term deal after using the tag)

The deadline to sign a player who another team has used the franchise tag on is Day 5 (once the free for all starts Franchise tag players are  no longer eligible to sign an offer-sheet with another team)

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Re: FRANCHISE TAG CLARIFICATION
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2019, 07:16:56 PM »
updated/tweaked