Game of 'tag' begins: Cardinals franchise Chandler Jones, becoming first team this year to use tag (Shutdown Corner)

In the second bit on non-surprising news of this Monday, the Arizona Cardinals have officially placed the franchise tag on outside linebacker Chandler Jones. Arizona president Michael Bidwill had said on the record at least twice in recent weeks that the team would tag Jones, whom it acquired via trade with the New England Patriots last year. The Patriots drafted the 6-foot-5 pass rusher 21st overall out of Syracuse in 2012, and he totaled 36 sacks in 55 games.