The 5 times the Bills used the franchise tag
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
The window for NFL teams to apply the franchise tag opened Wednesday. If they choose to, the Buffalo Bills can apply the tag to one of their impending unrestricted free agents through March 1. Cornerback Stephon Gilmore would be this year’s most logical candidate to be tagged.
The franchise tag has been around since 1993, and in that time the Bills have used it five times, on the following players: