Wednesday marked the deadline for teams to reach new deals with their franchise-tagged players, and four of the five who were tagged this year signed new agreements just before the 4 p.m. ET deadline. When the news of the new contracts broke, plenty of people around the NFL had strong reactions. Here were some of our favorites.
Thrilled to reach a long-term deal with Demaryius. He is one of the NFL’s top WRs & will continue to be a big part of the Broncos' success!!— John Elway (@johnelway) July 15, 2015
Congrats Gostkowski! Well deserved!— ♛Chandler Jones (@chanjones55) July 15, 2015
$52 Ms & $45 Ms guaranteed, my goodness that's big money..... Shoot, that type of $ would make you like the 7th or 8th man on a NBA team!— Ryan Clark (@Realrclark25) July 15, 2015
DT back !!!! BRONCOS UP !— kwebb (@kayvonwebster) July 15, 2015
Cowboys ain't stupid.— Donté Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) July 15, 2015
I thought way more than that but congrats— Aaron Curry M.Ed. (@AaronCurry51) July 15, 2015
Dallas did the right thing— FABIAN WASHINGTON (@FABEWASH31) July 15, 2015