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Report: Chiefs not expected to use franchise tag on Dontari Poe, free agency next?

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by Joel Thorman@ArrowheadPride Mar 1, 2017, 9:26am CST

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Here we go. The next big domino to fall is Dontari Poe(a very big domino). The Kansas City Chiefs are NOT expected to use the franchise tag on him. This according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport who indicates Poe will be hitting free agency.

And Adam Schefter:

Welp. The deadline to use the tag is 3 Read more…

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