Iron Mike Ditka never disappoints.
Nearly a year after he called President Barack Obama the “worst” president ever, the outspoken ESPN analyst ripped sports journalists concerned about Tom Brady’s friendship with President Donald Trump, Obama (again) and protesting 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Cousins has done enough in the past two seasons — at least in Washington’s eyes — to merit being compensated like a second-tier QB.
But even with an estimated $61 million in salary cap space, Washington will find it difficult to retain the receivers who have been key in Cousins’ growth.
Both of the Redskins’ veteran outside starters, Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson, are pending free agents. So is tight end Vernon Davis, who was vital insurance for the oft-injured Jordan Reed last season.
Offensive coordinator Sean McVay, who was a big reason why Cousins thrived, left to work with Jared Goff as the Rams’ new head coach. With Garcon, Jackson, Davis, Reed and young slot NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ace Jamison Crowder, McVay did a good job helping Cousins get comfortable in spreading the field to diverse targets.
Garcon and Jackson both are 30, the typical age at which wideouts decline. Jackson, an Plain Cheap Jerseys all-or-nothing, big-play receiver, is easier to let walk because he’s more reliant on speed, which means he’s bound to slow down soon.
Garcon, however, is the key keep. His combination of versatility, durability and route-running ability is hard to find.