Philadelphia is reportedly still interested in Bradford, though, not receiving franchise tag will allow him to test the open market as an unrestricted free agent.
From Philadelphia Daily News:
The Birds aren't expected to use the 2016 tag, today or at all before the March 1 deadline, to ensure the retention of their most prominent free agent, quarterback Sam Bradford. They still might sign Bradford, but they don't seem wed to him to the extent that they're willing to dedicate $20 million or so of their 2016 salary cap to the notion.Last season, Bradford threw for 19 touchdowns on 3,725 total yards after a sluggish start.
They also aren't expected to employ the less-utilized transition tag.
We don't know how Bradford feels about the tag, but given that playoff teams such as Houston and Denver might be interested in his long-term services when free agency opens March 9, we might infer he is happy he is probably going to avoid it.
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