Without tag, Cousins to hit free agency

Posted: March 7, 2018 at 2:10 a.m.

Quarterback Kirk Cousins will not return to the Washington Redskins next season after the team chose not to use the franchise tag on him. The Redskins have agreed to acquire Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs, effectively pushing Cousins into free agency after six years with the team that drafted him.

Kirk Cousins' time with the Washington Redskins is about to end after they chose not to use the franchise tag on the quarterback as expected.

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