Kirk Cousins reportedly signs franchise tender.

By SI Wire
March 10, 2017

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins signed his franchise tender on Friday, reports ESPN.com's Adam Schefter.

Because Cousins signed the franchise-tag tender, worth $23.94 million, he is now eligible to be traded. Cousins reportedly asked owner Redskins Dan Snyder to be traded earlier this week.

Cousins, 28, completed 67% of his passes last season for a franchise record 4,917 yards with 25 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

It was the second straight season that Cousins set the franchise record  for passing yards in a single season. He also received the franchise tag last season and was paid $19.953 million.

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