Bucs Negotiations With Godwin Could “Come Down To Wire” Per Report

It’s becoming that March Insanity begins quickly, as a result of the Bucs might have a buzzer beater on their fingers.

In keeping with ESPN’s Dianna Russini, the Bucs are nonetheless engaged on a long run cope with broad receiver Chris Godwin. Negotiations between the 2 sides might come right down to the wire. Tampa Bay and Godwin have till 4 PM to barter earlier than the franchise tag deadline hits on Tuesday.

If a deal will not be carried out, Russini says that the franchise tag will probably be positioned on Godwin for the second yr in a row.

Signing Godwin as a substitute of franchise tagging him could be large for the Bucs. That opens up the chance to make use of the tag on their finest cornerback, Carlton Davis III. Tampa Bay could be on the hook for $18.5 million in the event that they franchise Godwin, which might be a extreme blow to their cap house. This might even be the second yr in a row that the Bucs used the tag on Godwin.

There’s been numerous twists and turns within the saga of getting Godwin again on the workforce. There’s been experiences that he’ll get the tag once more, however Jeff Howe of the Athletic additionally stated there’s optimism {that a} deal will get carried out.

A technique or one other, it appears like Godwin is a Buc subsequent season. It’s only a matter of how costly it is going to be. And the way a lot house it should give the Bucs to re-sign different free brokers.

Keep tuned Bucs, followers. This looks as if it’s happening to the final couple of seconds on the clock.


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