Franchise tag could be Ravens' friend with OLB Matthew Judon

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Franchise tag could be Ravens' friend with OLB Matthew Judon
Franchise tag could be Ravens' friend with OLB Matthew Judon

One of the top problems facing the Baltimore Ravens this offseason revolves around pending free agent outside linebacker Matthew Judon. As the top priority from Baltimore's 21 pending free agents, the Ravens can't allow Judon to walk away this offseason, no matter the cost. But the reality is Judon isn't going to be cheap. As we saw last offseason with C.J. Mosley, Za'Darius Smith and even Terrell Suggs, good defensive players tend to get paid big bucks if they're allowed to hit free agency. In looking at what Judon will likely get offered this offseason, we settled on $17 million a year as a solid expectation. But it's conceivable Judon earns even more if a team with a wealth of cap space to

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