The Los Angeles Rams are not expected to use the franchise tag on Sammy Watkins ahead of Tuesday’s deadline, and you have to wonder if the wide receiver is pleased about that. Shortly after Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported that the Rams plan to use the franchise tag on defensive back Lamarcus Joyner, Watkins sent a cryptic tweet. What could that mean? Your guess is as good as ours, but players almost always prefer the opportunity to hit the open market and search for a long-term deal rather than being bound by the franchise tag.
Sammy Watkins sends cryptic tweet after report he will not be franchise tagged
Larry Brown Sports | Mar 6