Is it crazy to think Giants GM Dave Gettleman would pull the franchise tag from Leonard Williams?
By Editor - Thu Mar 26, 8:28 pm
Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | ArchiveDave Gettleman stunned the NFL back on April 20, 2016 when he did what many thought was unthinkable. He had an All-Pro cornerback, generally considered one of the best in the NFL, on an ascending team coming off a loss in Super Bowl 50. And he had him locked up for the next season with the franchise tag.Then, he pulled that tag right out from under Josh Norman's feet.Gettleman's decision to rescind the franchise tag that day was bold, bizarre, and almost universally criticized. But from Gettleman's view, as the Carolina Panthers general manager, it was a responsible and necessary thing to do.
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