Business just got very good for Devin McCourty.
Gostkowski? McCourty? The debate raged. Which player would get the franchise tag from the Patriots? Or would the Pats not tag either one of them?
Well, debate no longer.
The confetti’s still being swept up but hard personnel decisions for the Super Bowl-champion Patriots are going to come in a flurry over the next 26 days.
FOXBORO -- Wes Welker took a long, slow walk off of the Gillette Stadium turf, the haze of a season-ending loss descending on him.
The Patriots couldn't work out a longterm deal over the offseason with Wes Welker, and instead slapped the franchise tag on him.