Jets franchise tag LB David Harris

Updated: February 15, 2011, 10:08 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Before last season, the New York Jets re-signed three members of their "Core Four" to new contracts, and they have no intention of letting the fourth get away.

To ensure it doesn't happen, the Jets placed the franchise tag on linebacker David Harris, the team confirmed Tuesday.

Of the players given franchise tags by their teams so far, only Manning and Michael Vick received the "exclusive" designation, barring them from talking with other teams, league sources told Mortensen ...

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