From Kirk Cousins positioning himself to get paid to the Texans' desperation move at QB, here's an updated review from last season's free-agent frenzy.
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If the Redskins really mean it when they say Kirk Cousins is their long-term quarterback, then it's time to put the cards on the table.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden hopeful that Kirk Cousins will agree to long-term deal
Cousins keeps breaking the bank
Kirk Cousins is the 17th player (including Le'Veon Bell this year) to receive the exclusive franchise tag, which gives the Redskins full negotiating rights with the quarterback. For the second straight season, Cousins could see a notable raise in salary.
The Kirk Cousins contract negotiations in Washington have spiraled out of control. What would it take to trade for the QB? And who are the many teams and players most affected by the uncertainty?
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Redskins coach Jay Gruden sounds hopeful about getting a long-term deal done with quarterback Kirk Cousins, who was franchised for the second straight year. "I think it'll happen; I really do," Gruden said. "We'll wait and see."
The guys discuss Adrian Peterson becoming a free agent and the Redskins tagging Kirk Cousins, plus a great story from Vermont's coach and life advice.
Daniel Jeremiah stops by talking about the start of the NFL Combine, Kirk Cousins gets the franchise tag from the Redskins and inspiration from Russell Wilson.
Steady presence under center
Kirk Cousins is the fourth different Redskins quarterback since 1983-84 to have started all 16 games in back-to-back seasons, joining Super Bowl-winning signal-callers Mark Rypien and Joe Theismann among others. (ESPN Stats & Info)
The guys discuss the Redskins giving Kirk Cousins the franchise tag for the second year in a row with Antonio Pierce, plus Adrian Peterson becomes a free agent.
Already in the Redskins record books
Kirk Cousins already owns the two highest single-season marks for passing yards in Redskins franchise history. No other Redskins quarterback has thrown for 4,000 yards in a season more than once. (ESPN Stats & Info)
San Francisco is reportedly Kirk Cousins' preferred destination if he's traded, and it makes a lot of sense. But would the 49ers pay the high price?
Kirk Cousins makes a lot of sense as the 49ers' starting QB, but they should not rush into trade for him when they might be able to sign him next year.
John Keim ESPN Staff Writer
The Redskins have tendered exclusive rights free agent offensive linemen Ty Nsekhe and Vinston Painter, the team announced. Nsekhe has become a valuable third tackle for Washington. Early in the offseason there was incorrect information about him being a restricted free agent. He'll become one next offseason.
Quarterback Kirk Cousins was slapped with the Redskins' exclusive franchise tag on Tuesday.
From Albert Haynesworth to Josh Norman, here are 10 examples of how the tag has proved either beneficial or detrimental for teams and players.
Quarterback Kirk Cousins would prefer to play for the 49ers and coach Kyle Shanahan next season if he were to be traded by the Washington Redskins, a source told ESPN's John Keim.
With the NFL combine getting underway, it's time to talk about those crazy vertical jumps and bench press reps. What's the best combine record? Who has the most to prove?
At 6-foot-3, Alshon Jeffery would provide something the Redskins don't have: a big target.
Another downfield target to watch
A source confirmed to ESPN that the Bears don't intend to franchise WR Alshon Jeffery, adding the sought-after veteran to a growing list of star receivers expected to be available when free agency begins March 9.
Unless either side gives a little, it doesn't seem as though the Redskins and Kirk Cousins will find an amicable solution, bringing a trade into play.