2017 SeasonAll times ET

2017 Schedule
8-7-1, 3rd in NFC East
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Polian on Kirk Cousins' future with Redskins

ESPN NFL Insider Bill Polian comments on Kirk Cousins' future with the Redskins, how teams manage the salary cap, the league's relationship with the NFLPA and more.

Riddick doubts Cousins' commitment to Washington (2:12)
Should Cousins feel slighted by "Kurt"? (0:45)
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3dJohn Keim

Cousins 'needed more time,' laughs off 'Kurt'

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins says he wants more time to gauge the direction of the franchise and is content to play on a one-year deal for the second straight season.

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Darlington on Panthers' firing of Gettleman

ESPN NFL Insider Jeff Darlington shares his thoughts on the Panthers' decision to part ways with Dave Gettleman, the Redskins' handling of Kirk Cousins and more.

Where will Cousins play next season? (1:07)
ESPN Stats & Info

Cousins' numbers don't lie

The Redskins may be unsure about signing QB Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal, but his numbers speak for themselves. Only Tom Brady and Matt Ryan -- two league MVPs -- have posted higher QBR totals over the past two seasons.

Kirk Cousins is in control of his own future (1:34)
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4dBill Barnwell

Time to trade Kirk Cousins? Washington blew it, faces hard truths

The team's offer to its quarterback is barely credible given Cousins' leverage, and now Washington is running out of options. It could lose him for a compensatory pick next spring, or it could be proactive and seek assets now.

Cousins repeating under franchise tag despite career year (0:26)
Redskins franchise tag Cousins again (2:03)
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4dSN Staff

Vote: Where will Kirk Cousins play in 2018?

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins didn't sign a long-term deal ahead of Monday's franchise player deadline and could be headed elsewhere in 2018. Where will Cousins end up next year? Vote now!

ESPN Stats and Information  

Kirk Cousins and the Redskins were unable to come to terms on a longterm deal, which means Cousins will play under the franchise tag for the second consecutive season. Cousins will make $23.9 million this season as a result, bringing the cash value of his contracts from the last two seasons up to a combined $43.9 million. The highest cash value over a two-year span for any Tom Brady contract is $36.8 million (2015-16).

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4dJohn Keim

Cousins to play on tag; called 'Kurt' by Allen

Kirk Cousins will become the first NFL quarterback to play under the franchise tag for a second consecutive season, earning $23.9 million, after he failed to come to a deal with Washington before a Monday deadline.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins president Bruce Allen's statement to the media regarding QB Kirk Cousins:

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4dDan Graziano

Now what for Kirk Cousins? 10 potential 2018 suitors

Sure, it's possible Kirk Cousins could be back in Washington after next season. But it could face a lot of competition from teams with lots of cap space. The possible landing spots might surprise you.

Hoyer not worried about Cousins chatter (0:30)
Cousins deal not expected to get done (1:28)
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5dAdam Schefter

Source: QB Cousins open to deal after season

Kirk Cousins isn't expected to agree to a long-term contract by Monday's deadline for franchised players, but the quarterback is open to doing a deal with the Redskins after the season, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards297.42nd
Rushing Yards106.021st
Points For24.812th
Points Against23.919th