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8-7-1, 3rd in NFC East
Can Shanahan turn Kirk Cousins into Matt Ryan? (1:56)
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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.

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3hBill Barnwell

How the Kirk Cousins drama changes everything

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."

Did Redskins misplay their hand with Cousins? (1:20)

R&K: NFL Combine plus inspirational talk

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.

Jackson, Bennett among NFL's best available players (0:58)
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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)

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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)

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.

Why no long-term deal for Cousins? (1:42)
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1dJohn Keim

Source: Cousins' preferred destination is 49ers

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.

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Vote: Three questions leading into the NFL combine

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?

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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.

Team Stats

Passing Yards297.42nd
Rushing Yards106.021st
Points For24.812th
Points Against23.919th