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Hunter Henry signed franchise tag in hopes of securing long-term deal

by Adam Koffler | Chargers Correspondent | Wed, Apr 29th 2:52pm EDT

Chargers TE Hunter Henry told reporters on Wednesday that he signed the franchise tag two weeks ago because he’s not the kind of guy to hold out, “that’s just not me.” (Lindsey Thiry on Twitter)

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Henry also told reporters that he was close to a long-term deal with Los Angeles prior to the coronavirus pandemic, and that he hopes to have a long-term extension agreed upon prior to the July deadline. Henry is confident that a season will be played, even if it has to be with no fans in the stadiums. Says he’s looking forward to all the talent on the roster and the leadership of new starting QB Tyrod Taylor. Henry still projects as a top 10 TE this season even without long-time Charger great Philip Rivers.

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