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Redskins QB Kirk Cousins not expected to receive long-term contract extension

17 July 2017, 05:36 | Winston Chapman

Kawakami: 49ers are playing the 2018 waiting game for Kirk Cousins - Marin Independent Journal

LANDOVER MD- NOVEMBER 20 Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins walks off of the field after the Washington Redskins defeated the Green Bay Packers 42-24 at FedExField

Per a source within knowledge of the situation, theres "nothing going on" between Cousins and Washington on the eve of the deadline for signing him to a long-term deal.

The two sides have been negotiating throughout the offseason but made little progress.

Cousins ultimately put that to rest with his strong play, though it hasn't been enough for Washington and Cousins to be on the same page on long-term contract talks.

While Cousins has played well, at times he has been inconsistent. With six-year contracts being given to both Shanahan and general manager John Lynch, the 49ers could afford to wait until Cousins became a free agent and not be forced to give up valuable draft picks as compensation. He threw 4 less touchdowns in 2016 than he did in 2015, and 1 more interception.

It also means that Cousins will play this season, as he did last season, knowing that the better he plays, the more he will get paid after this season.

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Cousins has had the franchise tag placed on him in each of the past two seasons. His future in Washington has already been discussed and will continue to be discussed throughout the season.

It seems unquestionable at this point that Cousins has won this standoff against Washington. That is what the latest report by ESPN states. It was reported that the 49ers might attempt to trade for Cousins this year but that scenario never materialized.

However, the franchise tag will reward Cousins handsomely. However, it would be to a contract figure of $34.4 million, which would hurt the Redskins' chances of improving the team. If that happened, then the Redskins would have seven days to match. If they approach the level of a.500 team, the 49ers would be selecting toward the middle of the first round and, potentially, they would not have an opportunity to select one of the top quarterbacks.

Kyle Shanahan, of course, was Cousins' first offensive coordinator when he came into the league in 2012.

But after taking over as the full-time quarterback, Cousins has thrived. Or maybe the 49ers would rather try their hand at landing a quarterback in the draft. The Washington Redskins' QB would be an obvious choice.



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