WASHINGTON – Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins signed his franchise contract with the team on Friday.
The contract gives him a guaranteed $23.9 million salary for the 2017 season.
The signing was announced by Cousins’ agent on Friday morning.
This is the second year in a row Cousins has signed a franchise tag with the Redskins. He’s now free to participate in all offseason team activities and workouts.
The Redskins now have until July 15 to attempt to reach a long-term deal with Cousins.