Kirk Cousins Rumors: Redskins QB Reportedly to Play Out Franchise Tag Contract

The Washington Redskins have until July 17 to come to terms on a long-term contract with quarterback Kirk Cousins, but that is reportedly unlikely to happen. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, there is a "strong indication" Cousins will play under the franchise tag for the second consecutive season.       This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app.

The Washington Redskins have until July 17 to come to terms on a long-term contract with quarterback Kirk Cousins, but that is reportedly unlikely to happen.According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, there is a "strong indication" Cousins will play under the franchise tag for the second consecutive season.If the Redskins and Cousins don't reach a deal by Monday, the two sides won't be able to negotiate again until next offseason.Per Spotrac, Cousins will have the NFL's third-highest cap hit in ...