JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed the franchise tag on TE Evan Engram, the team announced today.
Engram, 6-3, 238, appeared in all 17 regular season games with 14 starts in his first season in Jacksonville in 2022. He totaled career-highs in receptions (73) and receiving yards (766) and posted four touchdowns. Engram's 73 receptions and 766 receiving yards both marked single season franchise records by a tight end. In six seasons in the NFL, Engram has posted 335 career receptions, 3,594 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns.
Engram was originally drafted by the New York Giants in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2017 draft from Ole Miss. He started 42 of 45 games as a Rebel and is the school's all-time leader in receptions (162), receiving yards (2,320) and touchdown receptions (15) by tight ends.