Kirk Cousins news, rumors and stats

 

Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins
Quarterback

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 210

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YearTmGPass CompPass AttComp PctPass YdsPass TDPass IntRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2012WAS3334868.754664332200
2013WAS58115552.268544741402
Average:57102616604541801
Total:11420356.16132081073602

Redskins | Kirk Cousins playing for big money

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:55:43 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins will receive $19.95 million for one year under the tag this year. The team was unwilling to give him a long-term deal, as general manager Scot McCloughan believes he can find a comparable quarterback who will be much cheaper than Cousins at some point in the next year or two.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins is playing for a big contract, as he'll get mega money if he has another strong season in 2016. That extra incentive, along with a healthy receiving corps and top-notch tight end might help him stay on his upward ascension. Heading into 2016 he should be considered as a Top 15 option at his position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Redskins | Washington made offer to Kirk Cousins

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:42:20 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins has received an offer from the Redskins worth $16 million per season with $24 million in guaranteed money. Cousins will play under the franchise tag in 2016 for $20 million.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins likely would receive a better deal next offseason if he plays well this season, so he will play on a one-year deal for now. He will have several weapons to work with in the passing game and will be a low-end No. 1 or a high-end No. 2 quarterback in most fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Mike Garafolo

Redskins | Kirk Cousins won't land a deal

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:17:16 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins has no contract discussions going on, and a source with knowledge of the situation said that no talks will happen. He won't sign a deal before the July 15 deadline for franchise players.

Fantasy Tip: He probably won't "like that," but Cousins established a good building block for his sophomore season as a starter. Some regression from his 4,166 yards and 29 touchdowns will be expected, and you'll have to assess the risk and reward with him as a midrange or low-end QB1 in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Redskins | Kirk Cousins talks going nowhere

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:21:39 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins has had discussions about a long-term deal over the last week, but talks continue to go nowhere. He's expected to play 2016 on the $19.95 million franchise tender.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins burst onto the scene last season and put himself amongst the midrange of the position in fantasy. The team added another receiver in Josh Doctson in the draft, and Cousins has a path paved to do it again. He'll be in the discussion after the first five quarterbacks or so are taken.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: SI.com - Albert Breer

Redskins | Kirk Cousins taking charge

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:32:31 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins had some good and bad days during offseason practices, but it's clear that he's taking charge of the offense more and being decisive.

Fantasy Tip: The million dollar question for fantasy owners this year is whether Cousins can repeat his career year from 2015 or even top it. It remains to be seen, but he surely has the weapons to do so again in 2016. Cousins has low-end QB1 appeal but is probably best taken as a top-tier fantasy backup to be safe.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - John Keim

Redskins | Contract not bothering Kirk Cousins

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:43:16 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins is not focused on a long-term deal this offseason. The deadline to reach a deal is July 15, and Cousins and the Redskins will not be permitted to negotiate a deal until the end of the 2016 season if they do not reach a deal by July 15.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins is doing and saying the right things heading into 2016. It remains to be seen if last season was an anomaly for Cousins, but drafting him as a low-end QB1 to high-end QB2 is ideal.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Callie Caplan

Redskins | Kirk Cousins looking to improve

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:14:35 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins said receiving all of the snaps with the first-team offense during organized team activities has helped him because he believes he can build on his 2015 performance. "I do think I'm playing with more confidence," Cousins said. "I have a better understanding of defenses and our scheme and our protections and our routes. And, as a result, I'm able to grow as a player."

Fantasy Tip: Cousins is familiar with the offense and should be able to record better numbers with the passing options the team has on the roster. He should be considered a low-end No. 1 or terrific No. 2 quarterback in all fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNMidAtlantic.com - Tarik El-Bashir

Redskins | Kirk Cousins not close to long-term deal

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 09:50:46 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins said there has been no progress in contract talks with the Redskins. The Redskins have until July 15 to work out a long-term contract with Cousins.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins will be the starting quarterback in 2016 and will look to improve on his 2015 stats. He will have several weapons to work with in the passing game this season and should be considered a terrific No. 2 fantasy quarterback in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNMidAtlantic.com - Tarik El-Bashir

Redskins | Kirk Cousins staying prepared

Tue, 31 May 2016 02:54:43 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins has been calling former NFL quarterbacks for advice on how to approach the offseason. "I've called a few starting quarterbacks around the league, a few of the retired guys who had great careers, and just asked them what worked for them in the offseason" Cousins said.

Fantasy Tip: While he doesn't have a proven history, Cousins showed enough potential last season to be viewed as a high-end QB2 entering 2016.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNMidAtlantic.com - Tarik El-Bashir

Redskins | Kirk Cousins expects talks to heat up

Mon, 16 May 2016 16:43:23 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins said he believes long-term contract talks will intensify closer to the July 15 deadline.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins will play for the Redskins for at least one more year and is not worried about his contract status. Cousins played well as the starter in 2015 and will have plenty of weapons to work with on offense. Cousins should be seen as a low-end No. 1 or a terrific No. 2 quarterback in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNMidAtlantic.com - Tarik El-Bashir

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