That move effectively pushed Cousins into free agency after six years with the team that drafted him.
With NFL free agency set to kick off this week, AJ McCarron will certainly be a name we hear plenty about as a handful of quarterbacks look for new teams on the open market.
Keenum is coming off the best year of his career, leading the Vikings to the NFC Championship. He would be more of a short-term play than a long-term play for the Vikings, but even at his age he's far more of a sure thing than Cousins. But a definitive group of targeted teams has never been revealed by Cousins or his agent. He can not sign anywhere officially until 4 p.m. Wednesday.
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According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets could offer Cousins a five-year $150 million deal with most of that guaranteed, and as much as $60 million guaranteed in the first year. He is the biggest quarterback domino that the National Football League is waiting to fall. That means the race to sign quarterbacks Kirk Cousins and Case Keenum is officially on.
Cousins went on to say that he's grateful for the support from the fans.
The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website founded by sportswriter Bill Simmons, is posting a rolling "Kirk Cousins free-agency thirst index", based in part on the number of overtures aimed at Cousins via social media from players on his would-be suitors' rosters.
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Also losing was No. 12 Julia Goerges of Germany, 6-3, 6-3 to No. 21 Anastasjia Sevastova of Latvia. Meanwhile, Kei Nishikori pulled out ahead of his opening match due to illness.
Interestingly enough, Cousins' letter also included the words "Jets" and "Vikings" in the tags included on the post.
"As I'm about to make one of the bigger decisions of my life, I'll be saying goodbye to my familiar life as a Redskin, After calling Washington home for the past six years, the team has chose to move on to another option and, in turn, my family and I will be moving on as well. After calling Washington home for the past six years, the team has chose to move on to another option and, in turn, my family and I will be moving on as well".
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Gomes is set to start on the bench for the visit of Chelsea in their Champions League encounter on Wednesday. Obviously there are some days that I am a little short on confidence, because even in workouts it shows.