Kirk Cousins is apparently going to remain in Washington for at least another season, as the team has reportedly decided its star quarterback is not going to be traded.
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Washington decided on Tuesday to use the exclusive franchise tag on Kirk Cousins, but that does not necessarily mean the quarterback will remain with the team in 2017.
Washington has decided to place the exclusive franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins for a second straight season.
The news, which comes directly from Cousins’ agent, is not a surprise.
Most NFL players hate when teams use the franchise tag on them, as it significantly reduces their leverage and prevents them from from testing the open market.
Jordan Rodgers, brother of Aaron, raised a few eyebrows recently when he said he’d take Kirk Cousins as his quarterback ahead of Cam Newton.
Washington is likely going to use the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins at some point within the next week, but that does not necessarily mean he will remain with the team.
Kirk Cousins holds all of the leverage in his contract situation with Washington, and the quarterback plans on using that to his advantage.
The Washington Redskins are likely to use the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins if they cannot work out a long-term deal, but the quarterback will have no shortage of suitors if he does end up hitting fr