Lions slap Redding with franchise tag Premium Story

Cory Redding
By Nate Caminata

Date: Feb 22, 2007

Lions' GM Matt Millen confirmed on Wednesday that the team has placed the franchise tag on defensive end Cory Redding, preventing the four-year player from testing the free agent market on March 2. Why Detroit used the tag, how negotiations broke down, and more inside.

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