A decision is likely to come Thursday.
According to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, at least two teams are preparing to offer Cousins a three-year, fully guaranteed contract while another will offer him a similar, almost fully guaranteed contract. That deal would make him the highest-paid quarterback in the National Football League if he gets it. And he also hinted about some potential plans for free agency. Would make him the highest paid QB. Jimmy Garoppolo recently signed a five-year, $137.5 million extension with the 49ers, and Matthew Stafford got a five-year, $135 million contract from the Detroit Lions last offseason. Like the Jets, Vikings or Broncos, the Cardinals will have to pay a pretty penny if they want Cousins to be their quarterback. The Jets have a league-leading $89.8 million in salary-cap space after the Cleveland Browns went trade insane over the weekend.
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Cousins shared a farewell message to Washington and its fans on his website.
"As I'm about to make one of the bigger decisions of my life, I'll be saying goodbye to my familiar life as a Redskin, After calling Washington home for the past six years, the team has chose to move on to another option and, in turn, my family and I will be moving on as well".
There is no way I would be where I am today without the leadership of the Redskins organization ...
He said he'd be forever grateful to former coach Mike Shanahan for drafting him, three rounds after they selected quarterback Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick. At the time, many people saw his selection as foolish. Thank you all for the opportunity you gave me.