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Kirk Cousins likely to play under franchise tag again

Washington Post / Sports 23 sources

It has long been expected that Cousins would wind up playing out the franchise tag for a second straight year — something no NFL quarterback has ever done.

Kirk Cousins has been ready to move on for years

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Kirk Cousins not expected to sign a long-term deal before franchise tag deadline

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Cousins will play on the franchise tag for the second straight season

Kirk Cousins Rumors: QB Not Expected to Sign New Contract by Monday

Bleacher Report

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins "is not expected to sign a long-term deal by Monday’s deadline, but is open to doing deal with team after season," according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

All eyes on Redskins, Cousins at the deadline

FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) looks to pass during NFL football practice, in Ashburn, Va. With the deadline for a long-term deal with Kirk Cousins looming, Eric Schaffer, the…

“Nothing going on” between Cousins, Washington on eve of deadline

NBC Sports

It looks like Kirk Cousins will continue to play on a year-to-year basis. For at least one more year. Per a source within knowledge of the situation, theres “nothing going on” between Cousins and Washington on the eve of the deadline for…

Kirk Cousins deal not expected by deadline; QB open to long-term contract after season

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Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is not expected to sign a long-term deal by Monday's 4 p.m. deadline to sign franchise players to long-term contracts, but he is open to doing a deal with the team after this season, per a…

Kirk Cousins to play under tag after offer falls short

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Kirk Cousins is again going to be playing under the tag for the Redskins. Washington's offer of an average of more than $20 million wasn't enough, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.

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Cousins will play on the franchise tag for the second straight season

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