Those teams are privately planning ways to attract Cousins, with most teams eyeing a short-term deal (three years at most) with high guaranteed money, per Schefter. But Cousins could also see a windfall of up to $150 million over five years with $95 million in guarantees.
Cousins isn't expected to receive the franchise tag, Kimberley A. Martin of The Washington Post reports. That would give Dorsey the No. 4 and No. 5 selections in the first round, plus four picks in round two - No. 33, No. 35, No. 40 and No. 64.
The Michigan State product is coming off a third straight strong campaign, throwing for 4,093 yards with 27 touchdowns and 13 interceptions over 16 games.
Cousins has been on the record as saying he wants to win. He is going to hit the open market, and he is going to get paid a whole lot of money.
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People quickly dismissed the notion of the former Invicta FC bantamweight champion of pulling off the upset. All of a sudden, my coaches start telling me in the middle of the fight, 'Okay, we don't need a takedown.
Are the Denver Broncos thinking about number one?
Anderson last season was solid on a bad Broncos offense carrying the ball 245 times for 1,007 yards and three touchdowns.
The Raiders lost their coin toss on Friday, and will now have the tenth overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
- Vikings: Is Chase Keenum the QB who looked great last season, or the one who looked awful the previous five seasons?
Hopefully, Smith will be able to bring a winning culture to Washington and help the team grow into a formidable challenger in the NFC, while the Redskins develop a young QB to take his place a couple years down the road.