By Glenn Naughton
In a move that’s a mere formality at this point, it appears the New York Jets, as expected, will be slapping defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson with the franchise tag according to Kim Jones.
NYJ will place franchise tag on Muhammad Wilkerson by 4pm Tuesday deadline, according to someone with knowledge of team's plans.
— Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) February 29, 2016
That takes care of one of the biggest question marks for the Jets this off-season for now, with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and nose tackle Damon Harrison topping the list of pending free agents.
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