bleacherreport.com - 7 days ago
Kirk Cousins, Redskins Fail to Agree on Contract Despite 'Repeated Attempts'
Nick Wass/Associated Press The Washington Redskins failed to agree to terms with quarterback Kirk Cousins on a long-term deal before Monday's franchise tag deadline.
Team president Bruce Allen released a statement on the negotiations, effectively blaming Cousins for not accepting a contract despite "repeated attempts" at a deal: On the other hand, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported only one of the five more years offered to Cousins in an extension would have been guaranteed. Cousins is willing to renegotiate a new deal after the season, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. He has indicated an openness to staying with the organization that drafted him in 2012. "Do I want to be a Washington Redskin? Yes. That's an easy answer," the quarterback recently said in an interview with Joe Theismann, via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. "Great organization, phenomenal history, passionate fan base, great city.
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