If Redskins want a Kirk Cousins extension, first they must use franchise tag

Well, here we are, almost one week away from the franchise player tag deadline, and there are no indications that Kirk Cousins and the Redskins are any closer on an agreement on a long-term deal than they were back when the season ended in January. Naturally, we dig into a number of Cousins-related questions in […]
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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,...
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Redskins Weekend Social Recap: Vernon Davis Visits Paris

Several Redskins players were busy this weekend, including the always-traveling Vernon Davis, who took in the sights of Paris.
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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 2/21

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, delivered by FedEx Ground.
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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
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Washington Redskins Should Sign Kirk Cousins Before The Tag Deadline

Another franchise tag for Kirk Cousins this season may prove to be the beginning of the end of his stay in Washington. The Redskins, therefore, need to sign him to a long-term deal before the tag deadline and must prepare to overpay to keep him. The Washington Redskins face a second consecutive offseason with questions […] Washington Redskins Should Sign Kirk Cousins Before The...
Via Riggo's Rag
12 hours ago

Kirk Cousins Not Likely To Sign Contract Before Franchise Tag Deadline

Kirk Cousins is unlikely to siign a long term deal prior to the franchise tag deadline. The Washington Redskins will now have to make a choice. In a move that will surprise very few, it is being reported that Kirk Cousins is not planning on signing a long term deal with the Washington Redskins prior […] Kirk Cousins Not Likely To Sign Contract Before Franchise Tag Deadline - Riggo...
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13 hours ago

Four Redskins Named to PFF’s Top 50 Free Agent List

 The Washington Redskins are just nine days away from the deadline to use the franchise tag to retain a would-be free agent. They are just 17 days away from the start of free agency, and every day between then and now holds intrigue. The Redskins approach free agency with quarterback Kirk Cousins, receivers DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon, and defensive lineman Chris Baker as four...
14 hours ago

Pierre Garcon sends Instagram message about NFL future

Pierre Garcon will soon be a free agent and took to Instagram with a question about his future in the NFL.Back in 2012, Garcon signed a five-year deal with the Redskins after spending the first four years of his career with the Colts. Beginning on March 9, the veteran receiver will be able to sign another contract, although with what team that happens to be remains to be seen.Regarding...
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Redskins position Outlook: Su'a Cravens will help, but safety needs more

The Redskins shuffled through a number of players at the safety position in 2016. In 2017, that will look different, starting with Su'a Cravens, but other things must happen. 
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
15 hours ago

Need to Know: Under the radar issues for the Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, February 21, 16 days before the March 9 start of NFL free agency.   Timeline Days until:NFL Franchise
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
19 hours ago

Pierre Garcon posts cryptic message on Instagram ahead of free agency

Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon will be hitting the free-agent market soon, it appears. Garcon took to Instagram and posted a photo of him in a Redskins jersey with the following caption: #YallHiring? So yeah, it’s safe to assume the Redskins aren’t going to bring the 30-year-old back, which was expected, given the emergence of Jamison Crowder and key needs in other areas.
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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
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Redskins Best Ever Poll Series: Outside Linebacker

The Redskins Best Outside Linebacker is next up in our Redskins Best Ever poll series.  The polls will run for one week.  You can vote on our Main Page poll and in our Redskins Community.  In addition, we have limited the choices to four players so we can include our Twitter followers via a Twitter poll. So far, we have completed Safety and Inside Linebacker.  To see those results...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago

Washington Redskins 7-Round Mock Draft – February Edition

The Washington Redskins have some big time needs heading into the 2017 NFL Draft. Here is a look at their seven round mock for February. Heading into the 2017 offseason, the Washington Redskins had a lot of holes to fill. They were coming off of a season in which their offense was great, but their […] Washington Redskins 7-Round Mock Draft – February Edition - Riggo's Rag - Riggo...
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1 day ago

Report: Rams could have interest in Cousins if Goff flops

The Washington Redskins are likely to use the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins if they cannot work out a long-term deal, but the quarterback will have no shortage of suitors if he does end up hitting free agency.With Kyle Shanahan and Sean McVay — two former Redskins offensive coordinators who both worked with Cousins — having landed head coaching jobs this offseason, the market...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Free agent fits: Three smart options to revitalize the Redskins’ offensive line

Washington has three pieces set in stone along its offensive line: Trent Williams at left tackle, Morgan Moses at right tackle and Brandon Scherff at right guard. The team has hopes Spencer Long can continue to show promise as he develops at center, making left guard the only real spot in question. Shawn Lauvao has […]
Via The Insider
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Report: ‘Internal resistance’ in Washington to tagging Kirk Cousins

The Washington Redskins can place the franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins at any point right now. The window for them doing so opened earlier this week and remains open until the start of March.For a while now, it’s been a foregone conclusion that the Redskins would do this. Heck, even Cousins himself seems okay with the idea of having to play under a one-year deal.Though...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

If the Redskins part with Kirk Cousins, here are three options at quarterback

The Washington Redskins could choose to retain quarterback Kirk Cousins this offseason. Or they might opt to let their full-time starter of the past two seasons walk during free agency, if a long-term deal cannot be reached. They also could reuse the franchise tag, now valued at $23.94 million, and then trade Cousins to receive some sort of compensation. […]
Via The Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley lets loose a wild theory about Redskins GM Scot McCloughan: Is he drinking?

To say Chris Cooley can be a loose cannon is an understatement. Even though he’s was a former Washington Redskins tight end, turned analyst and morning radio host, he eertainly hasn’t endeared himself to his former team. Whether it’s a former teammate wanting to smack him or provoking safety Duke Ihenacho Ihenacho, Cooley can engage. Now, Cooley has offered a theory about...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson wants to stay with the Redskins

DeSean Jackson could be a coveted player in free agency, but the receiver’s first preference is to stay in Washington with the Redskins.“I do want to still be here,” Jackson told the team’s official website. “My family and my house, I have everything here and I don’t want to be in a transaction and move. First things first, I do want to be here and hopefully we can make...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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