Report: Chargers' Henry to play under tag, won't reach long-term deal
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The Los Angeles Chargers and tight end Hunter Henry won't be reaching a long-term agreement ahead of Wednesday's deadline to sign franchise-tagged players to extensions, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

As a result, Henry will play out the 2020 campaign on the one-year tag.

The 25-year-old signed his tender in May. Henry previously said he'd prefer to ink a long-term contract before the season begins, but he'd be content if an agreement wasn't reached.

A second-round pick in 2016, Henry will earn $10.6 million this year. He set career highs with 55 receptions for 652 yards over 12 games last season while also amassing five touchdown catches.

The tight end will be a reliable weapon for either veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor or rookie first-rounder Justin Herbert.

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