Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will reportedly not sign a long-term deal prior to the March 1 deadline, when the team will have to decide whether to place the franchise tag on him or not. (Source: Pro Football Talk)

Fantasy Impact
The team will almost assuredly use the franchise tag on Cousins, which means he will be making a cool $24M on a one-year deal before becoming a free agent yet again next offseason. Cousins holds most of the cards in these negotiations, which is refreshing to see in a day and age where teams often can get the better of players.

Category: Rumors


ESPN's Adam Schefter expects the Washington Redskins to place the franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins this offseason. (Source: Adam Schefter on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact
Today, Wednesday, Feb. 15, is the first day that NFL teams are permitted to designate Franchise or Transition Players, per Schefter. And Cousins is on top of the Insider's list of players who are expected to be tendered. Along with Cousins, Carolina's Kawann Short and Arizona's Chandler Jones are mentioned as possible suitors for a tag.

Category: Rumors


Fantasy Football Maniax, Fri, Jan 27th 1:35am EST

Cousins had a great fantasy season with 4917 yards passing, 25 passing touchdowns and four rushing touchdowns. He is a free agent, but he should be back in 2017. The question is who will be playing with him, Washington has a ton of key skill position players that are free agents this year.

Breaking Football, Thu, Jan 26th 2:26pm EST

The Washington Redskins have openly admitted already that they plan to retain starting quarterback Kirk Cousins ahead of the 2017 season. Based on that logic,…