Schefter also reports that Smith - who was set to enter a contract year in 2018 with a salary of $14.5 million, plus 2.5 million in bonuses - will sign a four-year extension upon officially joining Washington.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) calls a play against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Denver. Once Cousins signs with another team, the Redskins will receive a third round compensatory pick in 2019, and the team is now $52 million under the 2018 salary cap.
McLovin really tore into Alex Smith when Dan said "go back a little bit", to which McLovin replied, "it's not Mahomes". His revised five-year contract will be worth about $110 million. As for Cleveland, new general manager John Dorsey possesses a preexisting relationship with the veteran quarterback, having acquired him in a trade with the San Francisco 49ers in his first season as the GM of the Chiefs in 2013.
The Redskins have enjoyed the play of Kirk Cousins over the last few seasons, but even with the requisite cap space (well over $50 million) to sign him, they were ready to move on if they had another option. Everybody I talked to who knows him, loves him.
Smith had a magnificent 2017, throwing for 4,042 yards and 26 touchdowns.
Rare 'super blue blood moon' coming Wednesday
On Jan. 31, the sun, moon and Earth line up (syzygy), so that Earth's shadow blocks sunlight normally reflected off the moon . In this week's case, the full moon Tuesday night will be about 7% larger and 14% brighter than the typical full moon .
Pak killer peak claims Polish climber's life
Nanga Parbat obtained its " Killer Mountain " nickname because of the number of lives it has claimed over the years. In June a Spanish man and an Argentinian perished in an avalanche while trying to scale its peak.