|National Football League|
|Mar. 2 11:02 AM PT12:02 PM MT1:02 PM CT2:02 PM ET19:02 GMT3:02 AM 北京时间12:02 PM MST2:02 PM EST1:02 PM CT23:02 UAE14:02 ET18:02 - The Denver Broncos have placed their franchise tag on Thomas, guaranteeing him roughly $12.8 million next season and buying them more time to work out a long-term deal.
Analysis: Thomas could always signal his displeasure with the move by waiting to sign the tender and skipping offseason workouts that begin the first week of April. If Thomas doesn't sign a long-term contract, the Broncos could use the franchise tag on him again next year.