Bruce Allen says talks with Cousins are ongoing

Bruce Allen says talks with Cousins are ongoing

Bruce Allen says the Washington Redskins are currently in talks with QB Kirk Cousins on a long-term contract that would keep the passer in burgundy and gold for years to come. Allen made the comments on Friday on ESPN 980 AM radio: Bruce Allen on ESPN980 on if he thinks they'll get Cousins deal done: "Yes…we've had dialogue with his representative and theyll continue" — ESPN 980 (@espn980) May 5, 2017 Cousins’ rookie contract expired…

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Kirk Cousins signs franchise tender with the Redskins

Kirk Cousins signs franchise tender with the Redskins

UPDATE: According to Chick Hernandez at CSN Washington, QB Kirk Cousins will not sign any long term deal with the Washington Redskins as long as Bruce Allen remains Team President.  Welp.  That pretty much means that Cousins’ is gone.  Allen likely has a position for life. QB Kirk Cousins has signed his franchise tag tender today with the Washington Redskins.  The franchise tag will cost the Redskins $23.94 million this season if he remains a…

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Media Reaction to the Redskins firing of Scot McCloughan

Media Reaction to the Redskins firing of Scot McCloughan

Now that the news has sunk in that the Washington Redskins have fired GM Scot McCloughan and that the front office is back in the control of non-football people, we take a tour through the national and local media for their reaction. Indeed, it appears the Washington Redskins are against staring at dark days ahead. From Pro Football Talk The smart move for Washington would be to pay the money and move on. They knew…

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Redskins fired GM Scot McCloughan after two season

Redskins fired GM Scot McCloughan after two season

The Washington Redskins have fired GM Scot McCloughan after just two season as the General Manager.  The McCloughan saga has come to an end and the dysfunction at Ashburn rises to a new level. An official with direct knowledge of the situation attributed the decision to McCloughan’s ongoing problems with alcohol, which also led to his firing from front office positions with the San Francisco 49ers in 2010 and Seattle Seahawks in 2014. “He’s had…

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Report: Kirk Cousins has asked Dan Snyder for a trade

Report:  Kirk Cousins has asked Dan Snyder for a trade

Chris Mortensen from ESPN is reporting that QB Kirk Cousins has asked Redskins’ owner Daniel Snyder for a trade.  According to Mortensen, Snyder told Cousins not to get his hopes up. Folks, it is a mess in Ashburn, period.  In fact, I can’t think of a time, even back to Vinny Cerrato Era, where the Redskins front office look more inept than they do right now.  Given publicity mess and the mess inside the Redskins front office,…

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Scot McCloughan’s agent meeting with Redskins today

Scot McCloughan’s agent meeting with Redskins today

Washington Redskins GM Scot McCloughan is not involved in the team’s decision-making process anymore and his agent is meeting with the team today, as his future with the organization is very much in doubt, according to ESPN. McCloughan has not been at Ashburn for weeks, with the team saying he is dealing with a death in his family. However, McCloughan was not at the NFL Combine last week and has reportedly played no part in…

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Redskins Jay Gruden extension reaction around the Web

Redskins Jay Gruden extension reaction around the Web

The Washington Redskins extended head coach Jay Gruden’s contract for two additional years after a let night dinner between Redskins President Bruce Allen and Gruden.  Here is reaction from around the web. Reaction from Our site here at LetsGoRedskins. In addition to adding stability during a tumultuous offseason that has seen constant rumors about GM Scot McCloughan’s continued role with the team, keeping Gruden around solidifies an offense which has lost coordinator Sean McVay to the LA…

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Redskins extend Jay Gruden

Redskins extend Jay Gruden

The Washington Redskins have given head coach Jay Gruden a two-year extension on his contract, adding some stability to the team’s management structure as the NFL offseason heads into free agency and the draft process. Gruden, ahired in 2014 by then-GM Bruce Allen and owner Dan Snyder, started off with a dismal 4-12 record and public spats with QB Robert Griffin III, leading many to believe Gruden would not last long in the job. Instead,…

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Is the Washington Redskins front office in disarray?

Is the Washington Redskins front office in disarray?

This question likely does not surprise you.  It is a questioned that has become commonplace since the purchase of the franchise by Daniel Snyder in 1999, following the death of long time owner Jack Kent Cooke. Where is Scot McCloughan? Most Washington Redskins fans were absolutely thrilled when the Redskins brass hired Scot McCloughan as General Manager.  McCloughan was known for helping to build the SF 49ers, Green Bay Packers, and Seattle Seahawks.  He is well…

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