The Broncos are planning to make an all-out push to signal Kirk Cousins when free agency kicks off March 14, in accordance to Yahoo Sports activities.
Denver has even mentioned situations the place they might filter out some $forty to $50 million in cap area to make room for the deal which is predicted to make Cousins the very best-paid participant within the league.
To clear the cap area, the Broncos would have to make some vital cuts. There have been rumors the staff might transfer on from cornerback Aqib Talib and perhaps even one among their excessive-worth vast receivers in Demaryius Thomas or Emmanuel Sanders.
Cousins would immediately make the Broncos a contender however the QB-needy Vikings and Jets are additionally anticipated to be a part of the bidding struggle.
Cousins has been with the Redskins since they chose him within the fourth spherical of the 2012 NFL Draft. Washington took Robert Griffin III with the No. 2 general decide that season, however after Griffin was named the NFL’s Rookie of the Yr in 2012, accidents derailed him and Cousins stepped in. The previous Michigan State quarterback has began each recreation for the Redskins since 2015 and was a Professional Bowler in 2016, the place he threw for four,917 yards with 25 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.
Cousins has thrown for over four,000 yards in every of this three seasons as a starter, however the Redskins have only one playoff look and have seen their wins dip every season. After putting a franchise tag on Cousins final season, paying him almost $24 million, the Redskins signaled the top of his time in Washington once they traded for Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith.