Jets use franchise tag on safety Marcus Mayes

Being the best player on the 2020 Jets was a low bar, but someone had to clear it. That someone was Marcus Maye, who will be back on what the Jets hope is a radically improved roster in 2021. The Jets franchise tagged Maye on Monday, a source confirmed to the Daily News. The franchise tag for a safety next season projects to be around $10-11 million. Maye wants a long-term contract, as evidenced by his agent’s displeasure with the Jets last week. The two sides could still work that out at some point; teams sometimes use the tag simply to keep players from free agency before hammering out an ex…

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