Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Big payoff for Rice, franchise tags?
After Drew Brees signed his long-term deal with the Saints over the weekend, there are still 12 players designated with the franchise tag who have yet to earn multi-year contracts. The deadline for those long-term deals is 4 p.m. today; if the players do not sign multi-year pacts by then, they’ll be forced to play the 2012 season on one-year deals.
The dozen players who are still holding out...