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Kirk Cousins is going to need a big season if he wants to make real QB money. Do you like that?

By all accounts he's going to play out the season on the franchise tag, giving Washington one more chance to make sure he's worth one of those massive QB contracts.

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There will be no deal by July 15 for Kirk Cousins. Washington's quarterback is going to play out the season on the franchise tag, a move that makes sense if you think about it. Stephen White and I talked on this week's podcast about why Washington is probably smart not to give him a long-term deal just yet.

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