Sport Redskins blame Cousins for lack of long-term extension

00:16  18 july  2017
00:16  18 july  2017 Source:   yardbarker.com

Report: Redskins not expected to sign Cousins to long-term deal

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The deadline to sign franchise tagged players to a long - term extension came and went on Monday, and Kirk Cousins will be playing a second consecutive year on a one-year deal. If you ask his bosses, the quarterback is to blame for that.

The Washington Redskins and Kirk Cousins now appear to be headed separate ways, which isn't surprising, considering their lack of communication However, the two sides were never able to agree to a long - term extension after using the franchise tag in each of the last two years.

Kirk Cousins will play under the franchise tag again in 2017.© Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Kirk Cousins will play under the franchise tag again in 2017. The deadline to sign franchise tagged players to a long-term extension came and went on Monday, and Kirk Cousins will be playing a second consecutive year on a one-year deal. If you ask his bosses, the quarterback is to blame for that.

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In a statement he released after the 4 p.m. deadline passed, Washington president Bruce Allen said the team did everything it could to sign Cousins to a long-term deal. Allen’s comments made it clear the relationship between Cousins and Washington’s front office is on rocky ground.

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The deadline to sign franchise tagged players to a long - term extension came and went on Monday, and Kirk Cousins will be playing a second consecutive year on a one-year deal. If you ask his bosses, the quarterback is to blame for that.

New, 152 comments. Bruce Allen and the Redskins get a jump on the season by blaming their quarterback for not signing a below market deal. After Allen's attempt to place all the blame for the lack of a long term deal on Kirk's selfishness I am skeptical.

It’s almost unheard of for a team to reveal details like that about contract negotiations, especially when the player involved is going to be your quarterback for at least one more season.

By playing under the franchise tag for a second straight year, Cousins will have made roughly $43 million in guaranteed money over the past two seasons. While one report indicated he would be willing to discuss a deal with Washington next offseason, there’s growing sense of belief that a different NFC team is the favorite to sign him.

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Kirk Cousins says he wants to stay with Washington after 2017 .
Kirk Cousins seemingly got very little accomplished in long-term contract extension talks with Washington this offseason, but that does not mean the quarterback believes 2017 will be his last year with the team.&nbsp;Cousins told 106.7 The Fan on Tuesday that he is “at peace” with playing another season under the franchise tag, but only having a one-year deal does not mean he plans on going anywhere.

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