Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Jacksonville Jaguars place franchise tag on Marcedes Lewis

The Jacksonville Jaguars placed the franchise tag on Pro Bowl tight end Marcedes Lewis today, that's according to News 4 in Jacksonville, FL.

Lewis, a first round pick in 2006, had has best season as a pro in 2010, leading the team with 10 touchdowns. He also caught 58 balls for 700 yards.

Lewis' franchise tag salary is expected to be around $8 million in 2011. The Jaguars are reportedly interested in signing Lewis to a long term deal.

Lewis will turn 27 in May of 2011.

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