1. Redskins Place Exclusive Franchise Tag on QB Kirk Cousins

    Backed against the wall with potential suitors lining up, Washington placed its exclusive franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins on Tuesday. Cousins, 27, played under the team's franchise tag in 2016...

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  2. Kirk Cousins Reportedly Prefers to Be Traded to 49ers

    As t he deadline to use the 2017 franchise tag looms Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins would reportedly prefer to land with the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  3. NFL Draft 2017 1st-Round Mock Draft and Potential Trade Scenarios

    Major trades in an NFL draft aren't as uncommon as fans might believe. Remember the haul the Washington Redskins gave up to make a play for Robert Griffin III ? Or look as recent ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 4,675 reads 0 comments

  4. Washington Redskins Cannot Afford to Let Kirk Cousins Get Away in 2017 Offseason

    With the franchise-tag deadline looming Wednesday, a handful of impending unrestricted free agents were slapped with the tag at the start of the week. Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins was not one of those players...

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  5. Kirk Cousins Reportedly Willing to Sign Free-Agent Contract with 49ers

    Kirk Cousins would consider signing a long-term deal with the San Francisco 49ers , ESPN.com's John Keim reported Monday. The 49ers would be a good fit for Cousins...

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  6. NFL Franchise Tag 2017: Latest News, Rumors on Players Eligible to Be Tagged

    The NFL 's franchise tag is one of the more polarizing commodities in sports. Teams use the tag to restrict a potential free agent's mobility on the market. Some players dislike the tag, wanting to test the waters...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 2,514 reads 0 comments

  7. Best and Worst Moves Washington Redskins Can Make This Offseason

    Keeping a Pro Bowl quarterback and at least one of his star wide receivers are among the best moves the Washington Redskins can make in what's sure to be a highly significant offseason...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 4 months ago 14,570 reads 0 comments

  8. Kirk Cousins Reportedly Won't Sign New Contract Before Franchise-Tag Deadline

    Quarterback Kirk Cousins won't sign a long-term deal before Washington applies the franchise tag to him, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported Monday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 72,172 reads 0 comments

  9. Biggest Challenges Facing Washington Redskins in 2017 Offseason

    Kirk Cousins has to stay with the Washington Redskins , and so does at least one of his primary wide receivers, DeSean Jackson or Pierre Garcon ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 4 months ago 7,468 reads 0 comments

  10. 2017 NFL Free Agency: This Year's Top Candidates to Be Overpaid

    The idea of a bad contract in the NFL is going to drastically change once free agency starts March 9. "The bottom line is, a lot of guys are gonna get overpaid this year," former ...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 4 months ago 63,367 reads 0 comments

  11. The One Free Agent Each NFL Team Must Re-Sign in 2017 Offseason

    When it comes to free agency, most fans think about all the new players their favorite teams will add—the high-profile acquisitions that will put the club "over the top...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 214,011 reads 0 comments

  12. Offensive and Defensive Targets for Every NFL Team in 2017 Free Agency

    On March 9 at 4 p.m. ET, NFL teams will crawl out of their tents outside the giant imaginary free-agency department store. Think of the annual Black Friday scene—just with more money...

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  13. Matching Top Free-Agent Quarterbacks on the Market to Best Team Fits

    There are two types of teams in the National Football League. There are those who have franchise quarterbacks and will do anything to keep them. And then there are those who do not and will do anything to get one...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 53,107 reads 0 comments

  14. Redskins Plan to Sign Kirk Cousins to Long-Term Contract, Avoid Franchise Tag

    After Kirk Cousins played the 2016 season under the franchise tag, Washington would prefer to work out a long-term extension with its starting quarterback this offseason...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 15,097 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the 2017 Free-Agent Class by Position

    Free agency in the National Football League may follow the same basic schedule each season, but every year is unique. Some seasons, the shelves of this meat market are awash in wide receivers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 185,276 reads 0 comments

  16. 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Early Offseason Predictions for First-Round Prospects

    Now that the NFL offseason has arrived, football fans are left with a lengthy and somewhat unwanted vacation from on-field action. However, this doesn't mean that fans have nothing to look forward to...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 5 months ago 14,066 reads 0 comments

  17. NFL Free Agents 2017: How Much Are Top Players Worth in This Year's Market?

    Much will be made about Bill Belichick 's place in history now that the coach has secured his fifth Super Bowl with the Patriots. I'm here to tell you coaching is the second-best job he does...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 5 months ago 151,411 reads 0 comments

  18. Making the Call on Washington Redskins' Top Free Agents

    Quarterback Kirk Cousins' future is the biggest dilemma facing the Washington Redskins entering 2017 NFL free agency, but deciding his fate is far from the only tough choice general manager Scot McCloughan must make...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 5 months ago 6,666 reads 0 comments

  19. 2017 NFL Free Agents: Post-Super Bowl Rumors and Predictions

    The dawn of rumors season is perhaps even more predictable than Tom Brady leading an "unrealistic" Super Bowl comeback in overtime. With the Super Bowl a thing of the past, all 32 teams now turn their eyes toward free agency and the draft...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 11,039 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL Free Agency 2017: Start Date, Rumors and Early Predictions

    The buzz surrounding Super Bowl 51's incredible finish is still in the air, but that doesn't mean we can't look forward to next season...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 5 months ago 15,581 reads 0 comments

  21. Kirk Cousins Shoves Referee During Charity Flag Football Game

    If there were any doubts that Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is a fiery competitor, they might have been extinguished on Saturday when he shoved a referee during a charity flag football game...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 67,901 reads 0 comments

  22. 2017 NFL Free Agency: Projecting the Price Tag of the Top 20 Available Players

    Break out the checkbooks. Get those signing hands limbered up. And prepare to dole out some serious cheddar. Before you know it, the 2017 league year will begin in the National Football League...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 159,362 reads 0 comments

  23. Pro Bowl 2017: Score, MVP and Twitter Reaction for AFC vs. NFC

    Defense is rarely the main storyline at the Pro Bowl , but the AFC defenders took matters into their own hands Sunday in a 20-13 victory at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 11,008 reads 0 comments

  24. Kirk Cousins Contract: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Redskins QB

    For the second consecutive offseason, the Washington Redskins have to decide if they want to make a long-term investment in quarterback Kirk Cousins . Continue for updates. Cousins Expected to Receive Franchise Tag Thursday, Feb...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 70,114 reads 0 comments

  25. Insider Buzz: 49ers Expected to Target Kirk Cousins If Shanahan Named Head Coach

    Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere. B/R's NFL coverage delivers must-see gridiron analysis on a daily basis...

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