C.J. Mosley will not be getting the note, nonetheless the Baltimore Ravens would possibly quiet hand him the gain, at closing.
The Ravens linebacker is expected to hit the birth market when the brand new league yr begins on March 13 after Baltimore did no longer slap the franchise note on him by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET closing date. Then over again, the Ravens are birth to re-signing him on the factual mark.
NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday that Baltimore quiet values Mosley and will strive to re-signal him at a decrease price than the note number for linebackers.
If the Ravens had tagged Mosley, the 26-yr-veteran internal linebacker would have earned $15.44 million in 2019, a bunch inflated by the mark positioned on outdoors linebackers or edge rushers.
Paying that high a bunch for a front-seven stud and four-time Pro Bowler with staunch 8.5 profession sacks became by no plan within the playing cards for Baltimore. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport added that Baltimore became no longer drawn to origin long-time period contract negotiations with Mosley on the $15M note number.
Mosley is the No. 2 linebacker readily accessible on NFL.com’s 101 NFL Free Agents of 2019 checklist, within the support of Anthony Barr and earlier than K.J. Wright.
A first-spherical engage of the Ravens in 2014, Mosley has developed into considered one of the most league’s most consistent and prolific linebackers, totaling 574 total tackles in 5 seasons (fifth over that span) and lacking staunch three games.
Provided that resume, Mosley is expected to receive vital interest from groups in need of an internal linebacker, Rapoport reported.
Depend Baltimore amongst his suitors.