Tuesday evening provided some news for a pair of big names in the AFC North.
Teams have until Feb. 24 to place the tag on franchise players.
"The tender allows us to secure Haloti as a Raven right now," Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said in a statement. "As we have said, our intention is to enter into a long-term contract with him. We want him to be a Raven."
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette also reports that longtime defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau expects to sign for another year with the Steelers. For the past few seasons LeBeau, 73, has been coaching on a year-to-year basis and told the paper he will return in 2011.
Pittsburgh represented the AFC in the Super Bowl XLV but fell just short in a 31-25 loss to the Green Bay Packers.