Redskins entering uncharted waters in Cousins contract situations

Last year, the Redskins gave Kirk Cousins the franchise tag on the last possible day. It looks like that is what will happen this year,
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
38 minutes ago

Kevin Durant weighs in on Kirk Cousins' contract situation: 'He's the future'

The Washington Redskins selected Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of the 2012 draft, appearing to be an insurance plan for Robert Griffin III – or a trade chip down the line if RG3 was indeed the franchise guy. Cousins quickly became “the guy” in Washington after Griffin failed to keep the job, and he hasn’t looked back since. Yet, the Redskins have still been reluctant to...
Via FOX Sports
44 minutes ago

Report: New team emerges with interest in Kirk Cousins beyond Redskins, 49ers

This could be just rumor mill running amok as NFL teams settle into Indianapolis for the combine. What it certainly is, however, is good news for the Redskins. 
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

Redskins Mull Options for Kirk Cousins as Deadline Approaches

Sean McVay in Los Angeles and Kyle Shanahan in San Francisco — now running their own teams as head coaches. There are other clubs desperate for help at quarterback (Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills). There always are. Meanwhile, the Redskins low-balled Cousins last year and have a history of not believing in him. As recently as 22 months ago, Cousins wanted a trade...
1 hour ago

‘He’s the future’: Kevin Durant thinks Redskins should give Kirk Cousins a long-term deal

Kevin Durant may not have wanted to come back to Washington to play for the Wizards, but he lives and dies with every snap the Redskins play. So, naturally, the superstar forward has thoughts about what his favorite team should do with Kirk Cousins. And while the debate rages in his hometown about whether to […]
Via DC Sports Blog
2 hours ago

Are you a Kirk Cousins-loving member of the #KirkHive? Here’s how to find out.

At some point this week, the Redskins will place the franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins. The deadline to do so is Wednesday at 4 p.m. Between now and then, speculation over what the Redskins intend to do with their incumbent starter likely will continued. And when there is talk of Cousins, there is the […]
Via The Insider
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Combine: 3 Inside Linebackers For The Washington Redskins To Watch

The Washington Redskins have some decent linebackers, but they need some real game changers to solidify the unit. If they play their cards right in the NFL Draft, they should be able to land one. Last season, the middle of the Washington Redskins defense was extremely weak. Part of the problem came at the linebacker […] 2017 NFL Combine: 3 Inside Linebackers For The Washington...
Via Riggo's Rag
9 hours ago

Need to Know: Examining five Redskins first-round mock draft picks

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, February 28, 1 day before the March 1 NFL franchise tag deadline.   Timeline Days until:NFL Combine (3/2)
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
15 hours ago

Thomas Boswell says Redskins could soon have no choice but to trade Kirk Cousins

During his weekly online chat, Post columnist Thomas Boswell was asked about the Redskins. In fairness, he was asked about the rumors Chris Cooley had put forth about why General Manager Scot McCloughan hasn’t spoken publicly in months. Boswell said of the topic: “All comments are not worthy of comment.” But he did have plenty […]
Via DC Sports Blog
17 hours ago

The Redskins Have 10 Picks In The 2017 NFL Draft

The NFL announced the order of every selection for this year's NFL Draft. Check out where each of the team's picks fall.
18 hours ago

Report: Cousins wants franchise tag to be used on him

Most NFL players hate when teams use the franchise tag on them, as it significantly reduces their leverage and prevents them from from testing the open market. Kirk Cousins apparently is not most NFL players.ESPN’s Ed Werder reports that Cousins would actually prefer if Washington uses the franchise tag on him again. Teams can technically use the franchise tag on the same player...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Combine: 3 Defensive Linemen For The Washington Redskins To Watch

The Washington Redskins have a glaring weakness on their defensive line. They may elect to fix that with a prospect that performs well during the NFL Combine. Without a doubt, the biggest issue with the Washington Redskins defense was their defensive line. Aside from the performance of Chris Baker, no player on the line was […] 2017 NFL Combine: 3 Defensive Linemen For The Washington...
Via Riggo's Rag
20 hours ago

Redskins Weekend Social Recap: Niles Paul Visits Thailand

Tight end Niles Paul has been soaking up the sun on his vacation to Thailand while running back Chris Thompson relaxed in Cabo San Lucas.
20 hours ago

Finally, the Redskins will speak with their free agents

According to reports, the Washington Redskins will break their silence and finally speak with impending free agents at this year’s NFL Scouting Combine. So breathe, the wheels are finally beginning to turn.   The Washington Redskins are going to finally talk shop. The Washington Post reported Friday  discussions will include Chris Baker, Vernon Davis, Pierre […] Finally, the...
Via Riggo's Rag
23 hours ago

The Redskins have already botched the Kirk Cousins contract

Everyone from Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden to team president Bruce Allen, general manager Scot McCloughan and Washington’s most prominent players wants to see the team work out a long-term deal to keep Kirk Cousins. But, that’s not happening before the franchise tag is applied to the quarterback, which will happen sometime before the March […]
Via The Insider
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tandler: Redskins ‘Open to Any Trade Offers’ on Kirk

Rich Tandler says the Redskins are keeping their options open.
23 hours ago

Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 2/27

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, delivered by FedEx Ground.
23 hours ago

TGS Offseason Preview: Washington Redskins

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Washington Redskins. 2016 record: 8-7-1 — 3rd place, NFC East What’s new? For the first time in almost a year, they’re trying to decide what to do with impending free-agent quarterback...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston endorses DeSean Jackson to Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been discussed as a possible destination for free agent receiver DeSean Jackson. Quarterback Jameis Winston approves of the idea.“I’ve met him before, and we want DeSean. You better believe we want DeSean here,” Winston said per Greg Auman of “I think he would be a great asset to our team. Me growing up an Eagles fan, seeing what...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ young locker room rekindled veterans’ love for football, sad finish and all

NFL rosters are getting younger as teams have opted to sign cheaper players over costly veterans under the current collective bargaining agreement. It has presented some challenges, but a youthful movement also has its perks. Among them: Energy. Lots and lots of energy in the locker room. That was evident for the Washington Redskins throughout […]
Via The Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Greater than 50 percent chance Washington moves on from Cousins?

The saga of Kirk Cousins is seemingly never ending. We’ve read reports suggesting that Cousins doesn’t want to play for the Washington Redskins long term. This has come at the same time that some within the Redskins' brass apparently don’t view him as a long-term solution.All the while, it looks like Washington will indeed place the franchise tag on their Pro Bowl quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson talks up return to Eagles

DeSean Jackson returning home to the Philadelphia Eagles is one of the more underrated possible story lines this offseason.Jackson has spent the last three years with the Washington Redskins in the NFC East, but was drafted by the Eagles back in 2008 and put on a show during his time there. An ugly split led to his staying within the division.Things have changed in Philadelphia,...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cousins will not sign contract before franchise deadline

Kirk Cousins holds all of the leverage in his contract situation with Washington, and the quarterback plans on using that to his advantage.Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Cousins has no intention of signing a long-term deal before March 1, which is the deadline for teams to apply the franchise tag. That way, Cousins will be assured nearly $24 million for 2017 if and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon prepares for free agency with social media post

Based on an Instagram message Pierre Garcon sent out Monday morning, it doesn’t appear he’s going to stay with the Washington Redskins in 2017. The talented wide receiver is entering his 10th season as a pro and has spent the past five in Washington racking up some impressive stats on a yearly basis. He averaged 75 catches for 910 yards and just over four touchdowns per season...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kirk Cousins does not want to be with Redskins

Kirk Cousins’s long-term commitment to Washington may not be that solid.According to Jason Reid of ESPN, “former Redskins officials” believe Cousins wans to ultimately leave the team, and would prefer to be franchise tagged to avoid a long-term commitment. Cousins has indicated that agreeing to a long-term deal is out of his hands, and he would play on the tag again. The stated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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