Danny Amendola won't get Rams franchise tag

Saturday February 23rd, 2013

Danny Amendola The Rams will not give Danny Amendola the franchise tag. (Otto Greule Jr, Getty Images)

The St. Louis Rams will not place the NFL's franchise tag on wide receiver Danny Amendola, according to Gregg Rosenthal at NFL.com. The decision will pave the way for Amendola to test the waters in free agency, as he and the Rams are believed to be far apart in negotiations over a new contract.

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