The deadline to apply the franchise tag to players in the NFL passed on Monday, and the Minnesota Vikings declined to use the tag. A couple of big name players who otherwise could have been free-agents, were tagged. Among them: Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker, Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and Titans safety Michael Griffin.
'Unjustifiable mistake': There are 1,700 untested rape kits in Minneapolis
The number of untested rape kits in Minneapolis is more than 8 times larger than a 2015 audit revealed.