Redskins’ Kirk Cousins Would ‘Seriously Consider’ Playing For Browns
The Cleveland Browns, who just capped off yet another 0-16 season, don’t seem to be a premier free agent destination for the elite in the NFL, but apparently, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins feels it could be a suitable landing spot.
Albert Breer of the MMQB said, during an appearance on 92.3 The Fan, that Cousins would “seriously consider” the Browns as a landing spot should the veteran signal caller find himself on the open market (h/t Browns’ Wire’s Kyle Kelly).
It’s not impossible to see those stars align as Cousins could be an unrestricted free agent if he’s unable to reach a contract agreement with his current team, the Washington Redskins.
In order to keep Cousins, 29, on the team, Washington would have to pony up $34.5 million under the franchise tag or $28 million salary under a transition tag.
In either scenario, the price tag is huge.
Washington could also negotiate a long-term deal with Cousins, but they have failed to do so the past few seasons.
Cousins had a solid season in 2017, throwing for 4,093 yards and 27 touchdowns with 13 interceptions.
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