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Chris Godwin Expected to be Franchised

Photo by Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chris Godwin

Former Penn State wide receiver Chris Godwin is expected to get franchises according to a tweet by USA Today reporter Tyler Dragon.

Godwin is coming off his second 1,000-yard receiving season in Tampa Bay. The 25-year old caught 98 passes last year, a career-high, for 1,103 yards and five touchdowns.

Typically used as a deep threat early in his career, Godwin averaged  Godwin adjusted when future NFL hall of famer Tom Brady took over behind center. Godwin went from averaging 15.1 yards per catch in his first three seasons with Jamies Winston at quarterback, to 12.1 yards per catch in the last two seasons with Brady.

If franchised, Godwin will likely make a little under $20 million next season with the tag for wide receivers being a projected $19,127,000 according to Over The Cap. It’s his second tag, so that about $19.1 million will be fully guaranteed. The two sides have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal.

Godwin was drafted by the Buccaneers in the third round of the 2017 draft after playing three seasons at Penn State. He was a key part of the 2016 BIG10 Championship team when he caught 11 TD passes. Despite only spending three seasons at Penn State, he’s tied for fourth in school history on the all-time TD receptions list (18), fourth in career receiving yards (2,404) and seventh in career receptions (153).


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