Scott Pioli would tag Dwayne Bowe again

With the franchise tag deadline fast approaching (March 4th), the Kansas City Chiefs will have a decision to make on wide receiver Dwayne Bowe.

The Chiefs have to decide if they’re going to place the tag on Bowe for a second straight season or let him test the free agent market, since  both sides haven’t worked out a long-term extension.

Former Chiefs’ general manager Scott Pioli told SiriusXM NFL Radio that if he was still in charge he would tag Bowe again.

“Dwayne is a good, productive player at a position of need,” Pioli said, per  “He’s the best receiver on the Chiefs.  He’s one of the better receivers in the NFL. . . .  I don’t believe he’s as good as maybe his agent thinks – and when I say that I don’t say that disrespectfully – I just mean there was a difference in opinion.  I think he’s a top receiver that would deserve to be compensated in the top ten range, not the top five.”

A lot of teams around the NFL are worried about Bowe tailing off once he gets paid.  For this reason, I would tag Bowe for a second straight season.


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