WR - Cincinnati Bengals
Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin said the team doesn't plan on trading Tee Higgins.
"Really simple. He's a good player. We want to keep him. We have resources to do that," Tobin said. He added that they're a better team with Higgins. The Bengals will run it back with the trio of Higgins, Ja'Marr Chase and Joe Burrow.
The Bengals have informed Tee Higgins they will be placing the franchise tag on him.
The franchise tag number is expected to be around $21.8M, fully guaranteed for Higgins. It is also possible the two sides comes to an agreement on a long-term extension at some point but for now, Higgins and the Bengals will run it back for at least one more season.
The Bengals are reportedly expected to place the franchise tag on Tee Higgins.
The Bengals have a lot of decisions to make soon regarding the future of Higgins, Ja'Marr Chase an Joe Burrow with the team. Higgins missed four games this past season, hauling in 42 passes for 656 yards and five touchdowns. It will be an offseason to monitor for the whole Bengals offense.
Bengals WR Tee Higgins is officially inactive for a Week 18 matchup with the Browns.
Higgins is dealing with a hamstring injury and the team is going to play it safe as they head into the offseason. The 24-year-old will end his season with 656 yards and five touchdowns on 42 receptions across 12 games.
Tee Higgins returned to practice on Friday.
Higgins was sidelined from practice on Wednesday and Thursday. His return on Friday gives him a chance to play in the season finale on Sunday.