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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 1/27


A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, delivered by FedEx Ground.

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-- In his "Daily Need To Know," CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler hands out general manager Scot McCloughan's five best player acquisitions since starting his tenure two years ago.

-- Tandler also writes that Kirk Cousins, despite wanting a long-term contract, would also be fine with another year playing on the franchise tag.

-- CSN's J.P. Finlay caught up with Brian McNally on the Redskins Talk podcast to discuss the latest on Cousins and the Senior Bowl.

-- ESPN's John Keim writes that Cousins doesn't need to have any fear about potentially playing under the franchise tag for two consecutive seasons.

-- Keim also breaks down all the key offseason dates, including the deadlines for the franchise tag.

--* The Washington Post's *Master Tesfatsion caught up with Cousins at the Pro Bowl and the quarterback praised Sean McVay for his new job as head coach with Los Angeles Rams.

-- *The Post's  *Mark Bullock breaks down the case for the Redskins to give Cousins a long-term contract.

-- Jones also writes that wide receiver Josh Doctson's recovery continues at a slow pace.

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