At this point, there's no guarantee that the Redskins use the franchise tag on Cousins.
Freight train vs. Amtrak crash kills 2 and hurts 116
An engineer told the National Transportation Safety Board he had mistaken a signal and started braking seconds before derailing. The train was travelling from NY to Miami when it hit the goods train, causing its lead engine and several carriages to derail.
Kirk Cousins is still the lead horse in the race because he could potentially ruin any trade that is out there, that he doesn't approve of, which puts the Skins in a risky situation.
Ultimately, it seems unlikely a tag-and-trade scenario will actually take place, but it is at least something Washington is considering, for what that is worth.
Washington could though re-sign Cousins to a franchise tag, for the third consecutive time, which would limit who Cousins could sign with. Finally, they'd forfeit a 2019 compensatory draft pick if they ultimately pulled the tag rather than letting him walk now. The reason would be to trade him and gain compensation. Turning down a one-year deal worth over $34 million in fully guaranteed money would be hard, but a multi-year deal with another team would surely have more guaranteed money than that and also bring some stability. Schefter's report is hardly definitive, but that it's even out there that Cousins could be franchise tagged by the Redskins again means there may be something to it.
North Korea flouting sanctions, United Nations told
So far, no country named has fessed up to accepting improper coal shipments. Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons in 2013.
Hopefully, Graziano's bold prediction comes to fruition since it would make a plethora of Jets fans happy knowing they are getting a Pro Bowl quarterback ready to make some serious noise in the city that never sleeps. He tweeted the tag was "negotiated into CBA for teams to have "intent" to sign players long term".
McCown, who went 5-8 with the Jets last season with 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions before breaking his hand, told Newsday that he'd be happy to play that role, something he did for two years in Cleveland.
A league source predicted that a second-round pick (or picks) would be in play with any potential Cousins trade, not a first-round pick (or picks).
Central Intelligence Agency director: China to have bigger footprint than Russian Federation
He said the nations could launch a collective mission to combat China's efforts to increase influence over the West. Officials are unsure whether the disastrous intelligence failure was due to a mole or a data hack.