Bengals Place Franchise Tag on Safety Je

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Bengals Place Franchise Tag on Safety Je

CINCINNATI The Bengals placed the franchise tag on safety Je sie Bates on Monday afternoon.The Paul Martin Jersey 25-year-old has been one of their best players over the past four seasons. He struggled at times in 2021, finishing with career-lows in tackles (88), interceptions (1) and pa ses defensed (4) in 15 games.Bates rebounded in the playoffs, racking up 20 tackles, six pa ses Patrick Marleau Jersey defensed and two interceptions.The Bengals opted to tag Bates and will pay him $12.9 million in 2022 if they can't agree to a long-term extension before July 15.Je sie has been an outstanding player here for four years, Bengals executive vice president Katie Blackburn said Joonas Donskoi Jersey in a statement. Over the past year, we've tried to extend his contract here in Cincinnati, and while that hasn't come to pa s, we want him here for 2022 to be a part of what we think should be an exciting football season and bright future for our organization.Cincinnati had until Tuesday, March 8 to use the franchise tag. Bates and the Bengals have both said Justin Braun Jersey they'd like to come to a long-term agreement. They have over four months to agree to an extension.For more on Bates and the Bengals' offseason plans, watch the video below and Make sure you for the latest NFL news, exclusive interviews, film breakdowns and so much more!You May Also Like:Scroll Tommy Wingels Jersey to Continue-----Be sure to keep it locked on All Bengals all the time!Follow AllBengals on Twitter:
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