Redskins Rejected $19.5M Cousins Deal in 2016

Kirk Cousins appealed personally to owner Dan Snyder for a trade but was basically told not to get his hopes up, per sources.

A report claiming that the franchise quarterback wants out shouldn't be surprising, given the circumstances, but it certainly doesn't help the team as it tries to lure free agents and resign current players. What this means is that Cousins' salary will be roughly $24 million for the 2017 National Football League season.

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There are still speculations, though, that Cousins could still end up with the Niners next season as his former offensive coach, Kyle Shanahan, is now the Niners' head coach.

The San Francisco 49ers have bene viewed as the destination of choice for Cousins, but with the exclusive tag, he remains unattainable. Yes, the franchise could use the transition tag on him (and commit to paying him $28 million for another year) so they have right of first refusal.

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So for the second-straight season, Cousins is expected to play under the franchise tag, which comes with a one-year, $23.9 million contract.

The 49ers put finding a quarterback at the top of their off-season to-do list after Colin Kapernick opted out of his contract.

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Named to the Pro Bowl, Cousins threw for 4,917 yards and 25 touchdowns last season. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that there's no truth to a deal with San Francisco being deep in the Red-Zone. That's when the Redskins would have the most leverage because a team that missed on a quarterback in free agency would be more desperate and willing to part with more draft picks. It's not a plan guaranteed to work out, but it's one that seems to have a little more upside than others.


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