How Franchise Tag Winners Will Impact Teams' Super Bowl Odds

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How Franchise Tag Winners Will Impact Teams' Super Bowl Odds
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Ray Rice, Drew Brees and Matt Forte will play vital roles on teams with legitimate Super Bowl aspirations in 2012, and their recent long-term signings will allow their clubs to breathe easier this season.

Forte and Rice had to sweat out contract negotiations with their respective teams until deadline day, while Drew Brees and Tyvon Branch inked their deals a few days before they would have been forced to play under the one-year franchise tag. 

DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles was signed to a long-term contract all the way back in March. 

What do the multi-year contracts of the former franchise-tagged players turned financially-secure stars mean for each club's odds to advance to NFL's title game?

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