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Digest: Kirk Cousins will file grievance if Redskins use franchise tag again

Digest: Kirk Cousins will file grievance if Redskins use franchise tag again

Quarterback Kirk Cousins will file a grievance through the NFL players' union if the Washington Redskins stick the franchise tag on him, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke to The Washington Post on the condition of anonymity. This represents a line in the sand, of sorts, ahead of Tuesday's opening of the two-week window during which NFL teams can place the franchise tag on players. The tag would prevent Cousins from entering unrestricted free agency, where he is expected to command an enormous contract from another team — possibly the most expensive in league history. The basis for the complaint is simple: Cousins could argue that the...

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