Kirk Cousins bids adieu to Redskins fans

Broncos trading Trevor Siemian as QB carousel keeps spinning

When it was initially published, "Jets" and "Vikings" were among the keywords tagged at the bottom.

As for Norwell, the 26-year-old guard could be seeking a contract similar to what the Cleveland Browns paid Kevin Zeitler last year - a five-year, $60 million deal with $31.5 million guaranteed.

This is peak offseason tea leaves-reading: On Monday, Kirk Cousins penned a blog post bidding farewell to Washington before free agency gets underway. The best way to a man like Kirk Cousins' heart is through his stomach. "You don't really have, especially quarterbacks, become free like that". Sam Bradford and Case Keenum might be options for Buffalo. Coach Gruden, Bruce Allen, Dan Snyder. Could they convince Jerick McKinnon to return? In those three seasons, Cousins threw for a combined 13,176 yards and 81 touchdowns and 36 interceptions.

"When Cooper someday asks: 'Hey Dad, what was it like playing for the Redskins?' I'll proudly tell him it was a dream come true", Cousins wrote. He started every game the past three seasons, leading Washington to the playoffs in 2015 - his only postseason appearance.

While penning his farewell letter to the Washington Redskins, the former Pro Bowl quarterback tagged two National Football League teams at the bottom of the post: the Minnesota Vikings and the New York Jets. However with roughly over $89 Million in cap space, if they spend it wisely they could build around Kirk Cousins, making him the outspoken face of the franchise for contract's duration. Drew Mahowald explored the chances he lands in Minnesota.

The Jets could turn back to Josh McCown, last year's starter, if Cousins goes elsewhere. The Big Four would have a chance to eventually develop into a franchise-type quarterback but it's hard for any team to reach the playoffs with a rookie quarterback. This could lead to more players deciding to test the market to see which teams will give them fully guaranteed money before deciding whether to re-sign or move on. He said goodbye to Washington in a message on his personal website,



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