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Chris Baker to Washington: “Pay the man”

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Washington and quarterback Kirk Cousins reportedly have broken off negotiations on a new deal. A teammate currently under contract has chimed in, Twitter-style.

“Come on pay the man ,” defensive lineman Chris Baker said on Twitter.

Baker, who is due to make $3 million in 2016, has been with the team since 2011. He also interjected himself into a Cousins post-game interview after a win over the Saints, yelling, “You like that! You like that! I like that!

It’ll be interesting to see whether other current players speak out on behalf of Cousins, and whether that will make any difference in the negotiations between Cousins and the team.

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15 Responses to “Chris Baker to Washington: “Pay the man””
  1. skins1970 says: Feb 16, 2016 5:03 PM

    Carol Maloney of Channel 4 in DC says they haven’t broke off talks.

  2. key2heat says: Feb 16, 2016 5:06 PM

    Pay him like they paid Haynesworth? HAHAHA

  3. niners816 says: Feb 16, 2016 5:10 PM

    Their name is the Redskins. You seriously look immature as hell calling them “Washington”.

  4. skins1970 says: Feb 16, 2016 5:15 PM

    @Key2heat Scot McCloughan does not pay big money those days are in the past.

  5. daysend564 says: Feb 16, 2016 5:22 PM

    Breaking news: Chris Baker released, saving the Redskins $3M on the cap to give to Cousins.

  6. key2heat says: Feb 16, 2016 5:30 PM

    @skins1970 Scot McCloughan drinks his vodka from a gatoraide bottle all day. google it

  7. abninf says: Feb 16, 2016 5:30 PM

    The name of the team is the Redskins, and after the latest court ruling on trademarks that you were embarrassed to mention, there is no chance the Redskins will ever lose theirs.

  8. lx2016 says: Feb 16, 2016 5:32 PM

    Typo alert!!!
    Redskins was mentioned.

  9. logicalvoicepft says: Feb 16, 2016 5:33 PM

    RGIII >

  10. bobthebillsfan says: Feb 16, 2016 5:35 PM

    Could any other team screw up the QB position the way the Redskins have the past few years? First the RG3 debacle and now that they have someone who gets the job done for them and the negotiations have “broken off”. I think the only thing broken is Redskin management.

  11. charliecharger says: Feb 16, 2016 6:03 PM

    There are several QBs coming out in this draft that are way better than Cousins. If Cousins’ agent gets stupid and demands too much money, he may be playing for a different team next year. But I’d just chill out a little and give both sides time to negotiate. This is just a little game they play, and it’s really just getting started. Be patient.

  12. tedskins333 says: Feb 16, 2016 6:22 PM

    REDSKINS!!!

  13. skinsagain says: Feb 16, 2016 7:16 PM

    Redskins Redskins Redskins. Just sayin.

  14. 49erfan44 says: Feb 17, 2016 11:37 AM

    @Bobthebillsfan The Browns come to mind.

  15. bigblackanvil says: Feb 18, 2016 9:14 AM

    One mediocre player supporting another. If only Baker’s play was as big as his mouth.#HTTR

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