Report: Saints could give Teddy Bridgewater the transition tag (1 Viewer)

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By James Parks | 247 Sports

Teddy Bridgewater is entering the NFL offseason as an unrestricted free agent, but the New Orleans Saints could change that designation in the near future if they want to.

That is, according to a report from Sports Illustrated that revealed the Saints organization is contemplating the transition tag for the quarterback.

Such a move would ensure that the Saints have matching rights on any contract offer he may receive from another team.

The transition tag is a cheaper version of the franchise tag option, allowing a player to get offers from other interested teams. The tag offers a team the right of first refusal when it comes to one of their unrestricted free agents. Such a tag gives the free agent slightly more leverage than he would have under the franchise tag. ...

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