Chiefs offensive tackle Orlando Brown has become the first player to get the franchise tag this offseason.
The Chiefs are tagging Brown today, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
NFL teams have until tomorrow at 4 p.m. ET to place the franchise tag on a player who will otherwise become an unrestricted free agent.
Kansas City Chiefs are franchise tagging OT Orlando Brown, per league sources. Brown becomes the first free-agent-to-be this off-season known to be getting the franchise tag.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 7, 2022
Chiefs’ Brett Veach says they’ll work hard to get a deal done with Orlando Brown, calls a tag “likely”
— Matt Verderame (@MattVerderame) March 1, 2022