Deadline for seven franchise-tagged players to strike long-term deals is today at 4 p.m. ET
Seven players who have been franchised tagged, including Bears receiver Allen Robinson and Bucs receiver Chris Godwin, have until 4 p.m. ET on Thursday to come to terms on multi-year deals.
Allen Robinson extension with Bears unlikely ahead of next week's deadline
The seven franchise-tagged players who haven't signed long-term deals have until next Thursday to get a multi-year contract done. Otherwise, they'll play 2021 on the one-year tender. Allen Robinson and Chris Godwin don't appear close.
Most complete NFL teams heading into 2021 season? Browns, Buccaneers lead the pack
Tampa Bay returns all 22 starters from its Super Bowl-winning season, but Marc Ross says a different team currently boasts the most complete group in the NFL. Check out the top five rosters entering the 2021 season.
Chris Godwin on Buccaneers returning every Super Bowl starter: 'Familiarity guarantees nothing'
Tampa Bay WR Chris Godwin is thrilled that the Buccaneers have all their starters back, but realizes there is still much work to be done ahead of the 2021 season.
Top five pass-catching tandems in the NFL; Cowboys' offense worthy of the hype
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks unveils his ranking of the NFL's top five pass-catching tandems in the wake of the Julio Jones trade. Plus, why the confidence of one key Cowboys player is justified and a look at how the Vikings could bounce back on defense.
2021 NFL season: Who'll get the most touches from loaded position groups?
Maurice Jones-Drew examines who'll get the most touches in eight of the most crowded position groups across the league, including the Cowboys' talented wide receiver corps.
Next Gen Stats' top 10 pass catchers of 2020: Stefon Diggs and Davante Adams rank high, but not No. 1 ...
Nick Shook ranks the top 10 pass catchers of the 2020 season using Next Gen Stats. Davante Adams predictably makes the list, but he's not the top Packer. Yep, No. 1 is sure to surprise ...
NFC South projected starters: Falcons' offense loaded; Panthers any better at QB?
The Falcons look unstoppable -- provided they keep Julio Jones. Can Sam Darnold elevate the Panthers' offense? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC South.
NFL players to root for in 2021: One selection from each team
Poring over all 32 NFL teams, Adam Rank identifies one player to root for on each roster in 2021. Why does Dak Prescott have his support? Which rookies made the list?
Talent is vital, but team fit might be more important to QB success in NFL
Talent or team fit? It's a question NFL teams and fans debate every year. In a draft loaded with top quarterbacks, the answer could ultimately determine the fates of several teams over the next decade.
NFC Roster Reset: Conference hierarchy heading into 2021 NFL Draft
After three months of firings and hirings, cuts and signings, Marc Sessler breaks down the NFC hierarchy heading into the 2021 NFL Draft. Did anyone gain ground on the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers? Which teams are a work in progress?
Projecting long-term contracts for 2021's franchise-tagged players
Anthony Holzman-Escareno projects long-term extensions for each tagged player currently without one. What could Allen Robinson expect to be paid by the Bears? How much is Chris Godwin worth to the Bucs?
2021 NFL free agency: Biggest moves/non-moves
NFL free agency is off and running, with a flurry of activity to open up the new league year. So far, which teams have made the biggest moves -- and non-moves? Marc Sessler provides his unique analysis.
2021 NFL free agency: Thursday roundup of latest news, buzz
The 49ers are bringing veteran QB Joe Flacco in for a visit. Plus, other moves we're monitoring around the NFL on Thursday.
2021 NFL free agency: Takeaways from Monday's moves
The Patriots and Buccaneers were both active on Day 1 of the NFL's legal tampering period but took very different approaches. Gregg Rosenthal identifies their paths along with the biggest takeaways from Monday's moves.
2021 NFL franchise tag tracker: Chris Godwin, Marcus Maye among 10 players tagged
The deadline for NFL teams to place the franchise or transition tags on prospective free agents has come and gone, and clubs around the league had some decisions to make.
Buccaneers place franchise tag on WR Chris Godwin
Chris Godwin isn't seeing free agency this year. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed the franchise tag on the Pro Bowl receiver.
Ten wide receivers worth pursuing via free agency or 2021 NFL Draft
Who are the top wideouts set to hit free agency? Which WR draft prospects should teams have eyes on? James Jones identifies his top 10 wide receivers worth pursuing this offseason.
Three 2021 NFL free agents who should stay and three who should go
Will Jameis Winston find a better place to play QB than with the Saints? Should Allen Robinson return to the Bears? Gil Brandt lists three 2021 free agents who should stay put and three who need new teams.
Top 101 NFL free agents of 2021: Justin Houston among best players available
Gregg Rosenthal has scoured the market to formulate NFL.com's Top 101 Free Agents of 2021. Who are the best players available in this year's class?
One question Russell Wilson must answer; prioritizing Bucs' long list of free agents
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks reveals the one decision Russell Wilson must make at this stage of his career and prioritizes the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' long list of free agents.
Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin says he would 'play on' franchise tag
Impending free-agent WR Chris Godwin told MJ Acosta on Thursday that he would play on the franchise tag in 2021 if the Tampa Bay Buccaneers applied it.
Chris Godwin faces potentially difficult decision between sticking with Bucs, cashing in as free agent
Chris Godwin is a Super Bowl champion, a title all football players chase and few achieve. But he's also a Super Bowl-champion free agent, and he's in line to get paid. Will the WR stay in Tampa Bay for less?
2021 NFL franchise/transition tag primer: Who are the no-brainers? Debatable candidates?
Which NFL players are in line to receive the franchise tag before the March 9 deadline? Gregg Rosenthal spotlights the no-brainers, as well as the more debatable candidates, across the league.
Frelund: Why 2021 franchise tag may be a good thing for Chris Godwin
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund explains why 2021 franchise tag may be a good thing for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin.
Rapoport: Three players not expected to reach contract extensions before deadline
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport discusses three players not expected to reach contract extensions before deadline.
Pelissero: Long-term deals don't appear to be imminent for Godwin, Robinson
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports on the contract situations of Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin and Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson.
Palmer: One Buccaneer to keep your eye on in 2021
NFL Network's MJ Acosta-Ruiz, James Palmer, James Jones and DeAngelo Hall discuss where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can improve in 2021.
Top 5 fantasy bounce-back players of 2021
Marcas Grant reveals his top 5 fantasy players are going to bounce back in 2021. Find out which two players on new teams Grant says could lead you to a fantasy championship next season.
Aditi Kinkhabwala's Top 5 WR duos for 2021
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala highlights her top five WR duos for 2021.
'GMFB' predicts the most dependable pass catchers of the '21 season
The "Good Morning Football" crew predicts the most dependable pass catchers of the 2021 season.
'GMFB' predicts the most dominant duos for 2021 season
The "Good Morning Football" crew predicts the most dominant duos for 2021 season.
NFC South Roster Reset: Biggest offseason changes for Buccaneers
NFC South Roster Reset: NFL Network's James Palmer breaks down the biggest offseason changes for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Top 5 bounce-back fantasy candidates for 2021
Marcas Grant reveals his top 5 bounce-back candidates for the 2021 fantasy football season.
Marc Ross: Two elements on offense that might make the Bucs 2021 favorites
NFL Network's David Carr and Marc Ross discuss how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense will be different in 2021.
McGinest: Bucs giving franchise tag to Godwin opens a big pay day for Shaquil Barrett
NFL Network's Willie McGinest shares why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers won't regret giving the franchise tag to wide receiver Chris Godwin.
Garafolo: Bucs expected to franchise tag WR Chris Godwin
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo shares that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to franchise tag wide receiver Chris Godwin.
PFF's George Chahrouri: Chris Godwin is NFL's highest-graded slot WR since '19
PFF's George Chahrouri reveals Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin is NFL's highest-graded slot WR since 2019.
Carr, McGinest reveal two dream free-agent additions for Colts
NFL Network's David Carr and Willie McGinest highlight two dream free-agent additions for Indianapolis Colts this offseason.
'GMFB': Free agent WRs who could impact new teams
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses which free agent WR could make the biggest impact on a new team.
DeAngelo Hall: One Buccaneer who doesn't merit franchise tag
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall shares why Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin should sign elsewhere in 2021.
The Season: A week-by-week look at the 2020 Bucs
Watch this week-by-week look at how QB Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went from long shots to Super Bowl LV champions.
Chris Godwin reveals 'the best part' of Bucs WR corps
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin joins "NFL Total Access" for an interview.
'NFL Total Access': Dream trades, signings for NFC South
The 'NFL Total Access' crew breaks down deam trades and signings for the NFC South.
Wyche, Billick highlight two WRs Packers should try to pair with Davante Adams
NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Brian Billick highlight two wide receivers the Green Bay Packers should try to pair with wide receiver Davante Adams.
Willie McGinest puts together dream trade packages for Patriots
NFL Network's Willie McGinest puts together dream trade packages for New England Patriots.
Rapoport: Three players who could get franchise tag after window opens Tuesday
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport shares three players who could get franchise tag after window opens Tuesday
'GMFB': Players we want to see teams franchise tag
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses players they'd like teams to franchise tag.