The Falcons have placed the franchise tag on defensive tackle Grady Jarrett, the team announced Monday.
Jarrett is the latest defensive lineman or linebacker to get the tag today, with the Cowboys tagging DeMarcus Lawrence, the Texans tagging Jadeveon Clowney, the Seahawks tagging Frank Clark and the Chiefs tagging Dee Ford.
“As we have said since the end of the season, getting a deal done with Grady is our priority,” General Manager Thomas Dimitroff said. “Applying the franchise tag to him does not change that in any way. Our aim is for Grady to be an integral part of…