REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Doctson Working Hard To Get Back On The Field Healthy

With OTAs nearing, Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson has been "really working hard" to make up for lost time from his rookie year and prepare for a breakout 2017 season.
Via Redskins.com
14 minutes ago

Redskins’ offseason plans could prioritize young talent over veterans

INDIANAPOLIS – With the franchise tag now placed on Kirk Cousins, and the Redskins still holding out hope for a long term deal, the juggling act continues as team officials will spend the next six days here at the NFL Scouting Combine evaluating draft prospects, talking to the agents of their own players with expiring […]
Via The Insider
52 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Four Redskins Make Washington Life Magazine's 'Young And The Guest List'

Four Redskins players - quarterback Kirk Cousins, wide receiver Pierre Garçon and linebackers Will Compton and Ryan Kerrigan - made Washington Life Magazine's 2017 "Young and the Guest List."
Via Redskins.com
1 hour ago

Jay Gruden Optimistic Redskins Get Long-Term Deal With Kirk Cousins

INDIANAPOLIS — One day after the Redskins used the franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins for the second year in a row, coach Jay Gruden still believes a long-term contract will happen. Gruden did acknowledge on Wednesday morning at the NFL Combine that there remains work to do. Washington used the exclusive franchise tag on Cousins. That means he and agent Mike McCartney can...
Via CBS DC
1 hour ago

The Redskins aren't willing to trade Kirk Cousins unless they are

Shortly after Kirk Cousins got the exclusive franchise tag from the Redskins on Saturday, two sort of conflicting reports. One, from Ian Rapoport of
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

The Redskins are willing to trade Kirk Cousins unless they’re not

Shortly after Kirk Cousins got the exclusive franchise tag from the Redskins on Saturday, two sort of conflicting reports. One, from Ian Rapoport of
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

Jay Gruden on a Kirk Cousins deal: ‘I think it’ll happen. I really do. We’ll wait and see.’

INDIANAPOLIS – The Washington Redskins placed the exclusive franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins on Tuesday. Now, they’re tasked with the challenge of signing him to a long-term deal for the second straight offseason. At the NFL combine on Wednesday, Redskins Coach Jay Gruden expressed his confidence in the front office to accomplish that goal. […]
Via The Insider
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trade? What trade? Jay Gruden 'fully anticipates' Kirk Cousins to be Redskins QB

The Redskins placed the exclusive franchise tag on Kirk Cousins, and coach Jay Gruden says of Cousins, 'we think hes going to be our quarterback for a long time.'
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 hours ago

5 free agents the Washington Redskins should target

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Snider: Redskins, Fans Should Rally Behind Cousins

It’s time for everyone to come together. To forget past slights and work toward a common goal. To be great again. No, not the country, though that would be good, too. We’re talking Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins. The Redskins will pay the quarterback $23.94 million this season under the franchise tag for the second straight year. Forget talk of trading Cousins to San...
Via CBS DC
3 hours ago

Redskins Smoke Signals: Your morning Redskins News for March 1

The Washington Redskins placed the exclusive franchise tag on QB Kirk Cousins yesterday, as expected.  Liz Clarke believes the one component to the Cousins’ saga that the Redskins miscalculated the most was Cousins’ own confidence.   More on the tag application.   Rich Tandler provides his preview of what may lie next between the Redskins and Cousins.  This article indicates...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 hours ago

Washington Redskins 2017: Hey, What’s Your Problem?

Welcome to our latest series from End Zone Score. The 2017 NFL offseason is underway. Free agency is just around the corner. Teams are busy making important decisions that will affect the franchise’s immediate future. The focus here will be on each of the 32 teams’ biggest problems. What is the biggest negative facing each club. More importantly, how will each organization address...
Via EndZoneScore
7 hours ago

The Washington Redskins already have blown it with Kirk Cousins

It didn't have to be this hard. It never has to be this hard. But, time and again, the Washington Redskins continue to make things more difficult than they need to be and this time it could mean waving goodbye to the best quarterback the franchise has seen since the early 1980s. Kirk Cousins, who will be designated with the franchise tag this week (ensuring him a one-year, $24 million...
Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Report: Redskins seeking RGIII-type haul for Kirk Cousins

There’s a lot of moving parts on the Kirk Cousins’ front. The Washington Redskins placed the exclusive franchise tender on their Pro Bowl quarterback Tuesday, meaning that no other team can negotiate with signal caller once free agency begins.Should Cousins in fact sign the tender, he will be guaranteed roughly $24 million for the 2017 season.The interesting dynamic here is that...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins' agent says Redskins place franchise tag on QB

WASHINGTON (AP) Kirk Cousins' agent says the Washington Redskins have placed the exclusive franchise tag on the quarterback. Agent Mike McCartney tweeted the news on Tuesday, one day before the deadline for teams to assign tags. A few minutes after McCartney's message, Cousins himself tweeted: ''Tag! I'm it!'' Coming off a pair of statistically impressive seasons, and a nearly...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

For the Redskins franchise, Kirk Cousins is “it.”

The Washington Redskins locked up QB Kirk Cousins for the 2017 season at least by placing the Exclusive Franchise Tag on him. It’s what the Redskins always said they would do. Exclusive rights gives the Redskins some control over the contract value, which could have exploded with a non-exclusive tag. But the exclusive tag sets the floor for the deal which should pay Kirk $52M...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
21 hours ago

Report: Redskins wil not trade Kirk Cousins to 49ers or any other team

  The Washington Redskins placed an exclusive franchise tag on Kirk Cousins, Tuesday. The move ensures the Redskins have every intention of working out a long-term deal with the quarterback. A notion that according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, all confirms the Redskins intentions. Rapoport reports his sources have told him the Redskins “decided they’re not going to trade...
Via KCM Sports
22 hours ago

Report: Washington will not trade Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins is apparently going to remain in Washington for at least another season, as the team has reportedly decided its star quarterback is not going to be traded.Shortly after Washington announced on Tuesday that it is using the exclusive franchise tag on Cousins, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that any potential trade with the San Francisco 49ers or any other team is off...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Place Exclusive Franchise Tag On Kirk Cousins

It was a foregone conclusion that the Washington Redskins would use their franchise tag on Kirk Cousins. However, their use of the exclusive franchise tender was somewhat surprising. There was never any doubt that the Washington Redskins would tag Kirk Cousins. The team’s starting quarterback in each of the past two seasons was set to […] Washington Redskins Place Exclusive Franchise...
Via Riggo's Rag
23 hours ago

Redskins place exclusive franchise tag on Kirk Cousins

  In a bit of a surprise, the Washington Redskins have placed an exclusive franchise tag on Kirk Cousins. Cousins is now guaranteed $24 million for the 2017 season (if he signs the tender), and gives the Redskins more flexibility to hammer a long-term deal with their quarterback. While the option of trading Cousins is on the table, the exclusive tag may be a sign the Redskins want...
Via KCM Sports
23 hours ago

Who’s accountable for the Kirk Cousins situation? Plus, more QB questions for Redskins.

Well, after all these weeks of watching and waiting, Franchise Tag Day is upon us. The Redskins are fully expected to use the tag on Kirk Cousins after failing to nail down a long-term deal with the quarterback. Negotiations will likely continue, but it could still take a while to get something done. Meanwhile, team […]
Via The Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
7 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
8 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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