August 23, 2017

OPINION: Determining Kirk Cousins’ future contract with the Redskins

(Photo by: Geoff Burke)

(Photo by: Geoff Burke)

The Washington Redskins enter the 2016 offseason with yet another quarterback conundrum.

However, this year’s decision is far different from what we’ve seen the past three seasons. Instead of deciding on which quarterback will enter the season as the starter — the inconsistent superstar or fan-favorite underdog– they need to decide if they’ve found their quarterback of the future or if Kirk Cousins still has some proving to do.

In his fourth season with the Redskins, and first as the bonafide starter, Cousins threw for 4,166 yards, 29 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. To go along with a 101.6 passer rating, he put together a 69.7 completion percentage. Not to be overlooked, he ran for five touchdowns, as well. [Read more…]

Why Lance Stephenson’s New Contract is Bad News for Washington Wizards

On Wednesday, Lance Stephenson finalized a deal with the Charlotte Hornets to be their shooting guard for three years and $27.5 million. While that’s great for him and the Hornets, it’s bad news for the Washington Wizards.

This coming year marks the final year in which Bradley Beal will be under his rookie contract. In 2015, Washington will have the ability to exercise a club option worth $5.6 million. If all goes according to plan, you have to believe that will happen. In other words, Beal will become a free agent in 2016 and the Wizards will most certainly be looking to bring him back. [Read more…]

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