If the journey to the next Kirk Cousins contract were a car ride, the Washington Redskins would have sideswiped every parked vehicle on the street by now. The Redskins have internal problems. On Wednesday, he is due – and from all accounts from league sources, about to receive – a franchise tag that will amount to a one-year deal for $23.94 million in 2017.
The 2017 NFL draft is still two months away, but there are already a million mock drafts flying across the web from national experts, team beat writers and just about anyone else who has an internet connection and a slightly unhealthy affinity for Draft Breakdown. But those projections typically give the reader one person’s perspective on how the first round (or more) could shake out. There will be wide-ranging opinions and scenarios across different mocks, but with each one, you’ll typically find just one brain coming to those conclusions. Here are Draft Wire, we thought we’d try something a bit different. We’ve teamed up with 31 other experts, from national analysts to team beat writers and
The Philadelphia Eagles may target veterans cut by their former teams for help at the running back position this offseason. Howie Roseman could go after players such as Jamaal Charles or LeSean McCoy for potential production out of the backfield if they’re released by their respective teams. Charles’ release has been the subject of recent speculation. Signing veteran back C.J. Spiller may be an indication of Charles’ future. If Charles does come back to the Chiefs, he will likely return on a restructured deal. Kansas City is strapped for cap space and Charles is set to have a cap hit of nearly $6.2 million with no dead cap hit. The Chiefs can’t justify paying the veteran that much money — considering