REDSKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
4 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...
Via Riggo's Rag
5 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...
Via CBS DC
7 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
11 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.
Via The Sports Daily
14 hours 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
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
18 hours ago

Redskins free agent WR Pierre Garçon has simple question: 'Y'all hiring?'

Twice in the last five seasons Pierre Garon logged more than 1,000 receiving yards, but despite that success, the wideout doesn't know if he will be back with the Redskins. 
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 hours ago

Redskins salary cap outlook: Cornerbacks

The Redskins have found their offensive and defensive coordinators and they are ready to get on with the business portion of the offseason. The big question
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
19 hours ago

2017 Free Agency Outlook: Defensive Ends

With free agency set to begin in March, Redskins.com's Stephen Czarda previews the 2017 NFL free agent class position-by-position. Today's focus is on the defensive ends.
Via Redskins.com
19 hours 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...
Via Riggo's Rag
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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kirk Cousins does not want to be play with Redskins long-term

  As the wait continues for the Redskins to decide on how they will approach their largest dilemma, signing Kirk Cousins, it appears Cousins may have second thoughts about being in Washington long-term. According to the Undefeated’s Jason Reid, former Redskins officials have told him Cousins is not too keen on playing with the Redskins long-term. Of course with the Redskins’...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 2/17

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, delivered by FedEx Ground.
Via Redskins.com
3 days ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
4 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
4 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

Free agent fits: How the Redskins could replace Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson

Fifth in a series, following looks at nose tackles, defensive ends, safeties and inside linebackers. Having previously looked at the major positions of need on defense, today we move to the offensive side of the ball. One of the more glaring needs could be at wide receiver. It was a position of strength for Washington last year, with Pierre […]
Via The Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Reed pleads for Redskins to bring Kirk Cousins back

There’s going to be a lot of talk over the next several weeks about the entire Kirk Cousins situation in D.C. Do the Washington Redskins place the franchise tag on their Pro Bowl quarterback? If they do, will Cousins actually sign it?The backdrop here is also intriguing, as multiple teams will likely show interest in the vastly improved signal caller. That includes Cousins’ former...
Via Sportsnaut
6 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins hire Torrian Gray from U of Florida as DBs coach

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Torrian Gray is the new defensive backs coach for the Washington Redskins. The team announced his hiring on Wednesday. Gray spent last season as the University of Florida's defensive backs coach; the school announced last week that he was leaving. Before that, he coached that position at Virginia Tech. He replaces Perry Fewell, who was fired by the Redskins...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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