Dalvin Cook would bring some intriguing skills to Washington's offense, but there are risks to weigh in drafting the running back.
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Herm Edwards joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ to explain where the Redskins sit with Kirk Cousins, the value of Jimmy Garoppolo, the Jets' quarterback options and Darrelle Rives situation.
Clinton Yates of The Morning Roast and The Undefeated joins Bomani to talk NBA ASG and the Redskins going after Tony Romo
If the Redskins do sign Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal, they can't blame any future mishaps on his contract limiting their ability to improve.
Cousins would enter elite group
Kirk Cousins would be the first QB to be franchise tagged in consecutive seasons if the Redskins elect to do that again. The others who've been tagged twice overall in their careers are fairly recognizable.
The Redskins, who have 13 unrestricted free agents, want to maintain salary-cap flexibility as they seek a long-term deal with QB Kirk Cousins.
Cousins holds the leverage, so any long-term deal will require the Redskins giving in rather than vice versa.
Kiper projects the Redskins to take the best available player, FSU running back Dalvin Cook, with the No. 17 pick in April's NFL draft.
How much does a franchise tag cost? What are the types of tags? Can a tag be rescinded? Kevin Seifert clears up the confusion for the 2017 offseason.
Instant replay for Cousins and tag?
Kirk Cousins could land the Redskins' franchise tag for the second straight year, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan. The period for declaring those players will begin on Wednesday.
Will the Redskins apply the franchise tag to keep Kirk Cousins? The QB's future in Washington could come into focus during the next two weeks.
Assuming Kirk Cousins gets his hefty payday and stays in D.C., the Redskins should keep with the league average for roster continuity.
Kedric Golston is a terrific leader and an inspirational voice in the meeting room, but the Redskins need to get serious about upgrading their front with younger players.
It's the question everyone's been asking since August: Will the Redskins put the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins?
If he becomes a free agent, Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower would be an improvement for Washington, but he might cost too much to make sense.
What will the Cowboys do with Tony Romo? Will Washington get a long-term deal done with Kirk Cousins? Here are five immediate offseason moves to improve each NFC East team.
Though the Redskins took Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of the same draft Andrew Luck headlined, Cousins stands to see bigger dollars this offseason.
Big-play WR DeSean Jackson loves Washington's young nucleus, but is looking forward to free agency, saying "now the ball's kind of in my corner."
Offensive lineman Kory Lichtensteiger, who started 75 games during his seven seasons with the Redskins, announced his retirement Friday.
John Keim ESPN Staff Writer
Redskins center Kory Lichtensteiger announced his retirement today, a move that had been rumored for more than a month. Lichtensteiger started 75 games for Washington from 2010-16, playing guard and then eventually center. Injuries limited him the last two seasons.
John Keim ESPN Staff Writer
The Redskins hired James Rowe to be an assistant defensive backs coach, the team announced. Rowe was the defensive coordinator at Valdosta State last year and was a graduate assistant at Florida the previous year. He played baseball at South Florida before embarking on his football coaching career at Bethel University.
There are many factors at play on contracts, and Redskins QB Kirk Cousins' future salary will be dictated by the market at the time of the negotiation.
Where will Tony Romo play in 2017? If somehow Kirk Cousins isn't with the Redskins next season, that could open the door for a D.C. landing for the veteran quarterback.