That move effectively pushed Cousins into free agency after six years with the team that drafted him.
"There is no way I would be where I am today, without the leadership of the Redskins organization", Cousins wrote.
In 2017, a season that included an impressive Christmas Eve performance against the Broncos, Cousins threw for 4,093 yards, 27 touchdowns, 13 interceptions and a 93.9 rating.
This time the Jets have a projected $90 million in salary-cap space and the No. 1 man on their target list isn't a cornerback like last time, it's a quarterback who didn't feel wanted by his previous employer.
This time, he has the opportunity to earn life-changing money few journeymen ever see.
The Jets are on record saying they will do whatever it takes to land Cousins, but this is steep.
Neil Walker: Agrees to deal with Yankees
The Yankees and Walker discussed a deal prior to the Brandon Drury trade , and apparently the Yankees never fully closed the door. Drury figures to see more time at third base, which could nudge Andujar back to the Minors."I'm glad we got him", Wade said.
With the start of free agency rapidly approaching, the rumors surrounding Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson have continued to swirl. The Jets have a league-leading $89.8 million in salary-cap space after the Cleveland Browns went trade insane over the weekend. Keenum is more hard to judge, but the $16 million to $20 million-a-year should cover it.
It's been reported that Keenum is not the number one or two option for Denver.
That said, Anderson is expected to draw plenty of interest on the trade market heading into the offseason.
Kirk Cousins of the Washington Redskins. He had been franchise-tagged by the Redskins each of the last two seasons, but finally gets his big payday this year.
"Someone is going to pay him this year a lot", Cooley said. It can be done - nine rookie quarterbacks have led their teams to the playoffs in the past 31 years, most recently Dak Prescott with Dallas in 2016.
McCarron has only started three games in his National Football League career so far and has only appeared in 20.