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Dolphins Place Franchise Tag On Jarvis Landry
The Miami Dolphins are doing their best to keep Jarvis Landry with the franchise. The Dolphins have placed the franchise tag on the wide receiver, the team announced Tuesday night, shortly after the window to apply the tag opened.

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the tag used is non-exclusive, and sets up Landry to make $16 million in 2018, if he signs the tender.

The tag will cost them $16 million, but the Dolphins keep a very good player in the building (and off the free agent market). Indeed, Landry (112 receptions, 987 yards, nine touchdowns) established a franchise-best for receptions and a career-best for touchdowns in 2017. The 25-year old has 400 catches for 4,038 yards and 22 touchdowns in his four-year career.

As suggested, with more receptions than any other player in NFL history after four seasons, Landry would have found plenty of interest on the open market. Now, the Dolphins will have until July 16 to get Landry signed to a long-term deal. Otherwise, Landry would play under the one-year deal.