Ravens middle linebacker C.J. Mosley will not be franchise-tagged by the workforce, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. If Baltimore are unable to reach an extension with Mosley, he will turn into a totally free agent on March 13.
A agent for C.J. Mosley explained he has been informed that Baltimore will not use its franchise tag on the Ravens’ linebacker, for every a league supply. Mosley expected to be an unrestricted totally free agent, with out a tag.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2019
The franchise tag variety is $15.443 million for linebackers and the Ravens currently have $18,560,157 in cap house just before totally free company, for every Above The Cap. Nonetheless, the workforce will be established to help save additional dollars with the pending trade of Joe Flacco and probable cuts.
Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly currently will make $12.4 million in yearly salary. Mosley’s workforce may seem for a identical variety in totally free company, though head mentor John Harbaugh thinks their will be “limitations with money”.
“Yeah, you’d instead have C.J. back again,” Harbaugh explained. “There’s always the give and acquire, of study course. There are limitations with dollars, but C.J. wants to be back again and we want him back again. I imagine that’s a actually fantastic formulation for a participant coming back again.
“I’m just not even going to entertain the possibility proper now that that wouldn’t occur. I’ll just think that’s going to occur.”
The Ravens are currently in contract talks with the linebacker, for every The Athletic’s Jeff Zrebiec. Nonetheless, Baltimore may seem towards including parts all over quarterback Lamar Jackson in totally free company in the future draft.
Mosley played in 15 game titles past period, creating 105 whole tackles, fifty percent a sack and an interception in the remaining travel of the common period against the Cleveland Browns to seal an AFC North title. He dealt with an ankle personal injury that he suffered in Week 2 against the Bengals, which seemed to trouble him for greater part of the period.
He was drafted by the Ravens with the 17th choose of the 2014 NFL Draft. Considering the fact that that position, Mosley has been named to four Pro Bowls (2014, 2016-2018) and being a four-time Next-workforce All-Pro assortment (2014, 2016-2018).