The Miami Dolphins have placed the franchise tag on Randy Starks, according to Jason La Canfora. This move comes as no surprise as reports surfaced yesterday that the Dolphins were already planning on franchising Starks.
The franchise tag gives Randy Starks $8.3 million next year and keeps Miami's strong defensive line intact. With free agency just around the corner it will be interesting to see what the Dolphins do with the rest of their free agents.
Starks tweeted earlier that he didn't want to be tagged, but apparently that wasn't enough to prevent Miami from placing it on him. Hopefully he and the Dolphins will be able to agree on a long-term deal some time in the next year.
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