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  1. Meanwhile, there is some actual Redskins news

    Mar 5, 2009, 1:24 PM EDT

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    While most are in a tizzy over the possibility to TO coming to DC (and there is no chance of that happening) my friends Dave Elfin and Ryan O’Halloran are covering some actual Redskins news that is happening today. Tackle Ray Willis, 26, is visiting Redskins Park today to talk about the starting right tackle…

  2. The Taylor release and the Cycle of Futility

    Mar 3, 2009, 12:37 PM EDT

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    The Washington Redskins offered Jason Taylor a raise. Taylor already was scheduled to make an $8 million salary and a $500,000 roster bonus in 2009. The Redskins were happy to pay him that money on one condition—that he accept another half a million dollars in exchange for about 27 days of additional word duty. Taylor…

  3. The Taylor release and the Cycle of Futility

    Mar 3, 2009, 8:37 AM EDT

    The Washington Redskins offered Jason Taylor a raise. Taylor already was scheduled to make an $8 million salary and a $500,000 roster bonus in 2009. The Redskins were happy to pay him that money on one condition—that he accept another half a million dollars in exchange for about 27 days of additional word duty. Taylor…

  4. "Real" deal with Haynesworth is 4 years, $48 million

    Feb 28, 2009, 3:14 AM EDT

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    One more before calling it a night. As it turns out, there is no way that Dan Snyder is going to write $100 million in checks to Alberty Haynesworth. From ESPN.com: League sources told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that a $29 million ‘poison pill’ in the fifth year of Haynesworth’s contract effectively makes it a four-year…

  5. Dock back in the house

    Feb 28, 2009, 2:59 AM EDT

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    According to Adam Schefter, the Washington Redskins have brought back guard Derrick Dockery. Their former third-round draft pick has signed a five–year contract worth $26 million with $8.5 million of that guaranteed. Dockery returns after a couple of years in Buffalo. He left in 2007 to take a seven-year, $49 million offer from the Buffalo…

  6. "Real" deal with Haynesworth is 4 years, $48 million

    Feb 27, 2009, 11:14 PM EDT

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    One more before calling it a night. As it turns out, there is no way that Dan Snyder is going to write $100 million in checks to Alberty Haynesworth. From ESPN.com: League sources told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that a $29 million ‘poison pill’ in the fifth year of Haynesworth’s contract effectively makes it a four-year…

  7. Dock back in the house

    Feb 27, 2009, 10:59 PM EDT

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    According to Adam Schefter, the Washington Redskins have brought back guard Derrick Dockery. Their former third-round draft pick has signed a five–year contract worth $26 million with $8.5 million of that guaranteed. Dockery returns after a couple of years in Buffalo. He left in 2007 to take a seven-year, $49 million offer from the Buffalo…

  8. Springs released

    Feb 27, 2009, 3:55 PM EDT

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    Per the Post, Shawn Springs said that he has been told that he has been released. More to follow.Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile

  9. Hall, Haynesworth define risk/reward

    Feb 27, 2009, 12:25 PM EDT

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    It’s not even breakfast time on the first day of NFL free agency and Daniel Snyder has spent $154 million. Not bad for a guy with no money. By retaining cornerback DeAngelo Hall for six years at a cost of $54 million and by purchasing the services of defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth for seven years…

  10. Springs released

    Feb 27, 2009, 11:55 AM EDT

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    Per the Post, Shawn Springs said that he has been told that he has been released. More to follow.Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile

  11. Haynesworth a Redskin

    Feb 27, 2009, 10:40 AM EDT

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    On the ESPN News crawl, 7 years, $100 million. And, per the Tennessean, $41 million guaranteed. Let that sink in. Forty one million dollars guaranteed. More to come.

  12. Hall back in the fold

    Feb 27, 2009, 10:37 AM EDT

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    The Redskins have signed DeAngelo Hall to a six-year deal worth $54 million. As with any deal you’ll hear about in the next several days, the key numbers are $23 million guaranteed and nearly $30 million in the first three years of the deal. Apparently the Redskins are satisfied that Hall has matured and that…

  13. Hall, Haynesworth define risk/reward

    Feb 27, 2009, 8:25 AM EDT

    It’s not even breakfast time on the first day of NFL free agency and Daniel Snyder has spent $154 million. Not bad for a guy with no money. By retaining cornerback DeAngelo Hall for six years at a cost of $54 million and by purchasing the services of defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth for seven years…

  14. Haynesworth a Redskin

    Feb 27, 2009, 6:40 AM EDT

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    On the ESPN News crawl, 7 years, $100 million. And, per the Tennessean, $41 million guaranteed. Let that sink in. Forty one million dollars guaranteed. More to come.

  15. Hall back in the fold

    Feb 27, 2009, 6:37 AM EDT

    The Redskins have signed DeAngelo Hall to a six-year deal worth $54 million. As with any deal you’ll hear about in the next several days, the key numbers are $23 million guaranteed and nearly $30 million in the first three years of the deal. Apparently the Redskins are satisfied that Hall has matured and that…

  16. Is Haynesworth to Skins a done deal?

    Feb 25, 2009, 2:27 AM EDT

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    Well, no sooner do I tell people to get visions of Albert Haynesworth in Burgundy and Gold out of their heads than comes this report from a blog in the Houston Chronicle: The Z Report: Albert Haynesworth will be a Washington Redskin: This time around he tells me that the Washington Redskins will break the…

  17. Is Haynesworth to Skins a done deal?

    Feb 24, 2009, 10:27 PM EDT

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    Well, no sooner do I tell people to get visions of Albert Haynesworth in Burgundy and Gold out of their heads than comes this report from a blog in the Houston Chronicle: The Z Report: Albert Haynesworth will be a Washington Redskin: This time around he tells me that the Washington Redskins will break the…

  18. Redskins’ problem—free agency isn’t free

    Feb 23, 2009, 11:56 AM EDT

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    With the release of Marcus Washington the Washington Redskins saved $4 million in salary cap space. That, combined with the restructures done by Antwaan Randle El and Andre Carter and the voiding of Phillip Daniels’ contract (confirmed yesterday by LaCanfora) puts the Redskins right around the $123 million cap limit. They have to be under…

  19. Redskins’ problem—free agency isn’t free

    Feb 23, 2009, 7:56 AM EDT

    With the release of Marcus Washington the Washington Redskins saved $4 million in salary cap space. That, combined with the restructures done by Antwaan Randle El and Andre Carter and the voiding of Phillip Daniels’ contract (confirmed yesterday by LaCanfora) puts the Redskins right around the $123 million cap limit. They have to be under…

  20. Washington released

    Feb 20, 2009, 8:51 PM EDT

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    The Redskins released Marcus Washington on Friday. Here is the team’s press release. The Washington Redskins announced today that they have released linebacker Marcus Washington. The nine-year NFL veteran spent the last five seasons in Washington, playing in 68 games, including 66 starts, and totaling 466 tackles, 19.5 sacks, one interception, 10 forced fumbles and…

  21. Washington released

    Feb 20, 2009, 4:51 PM EDT

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    The Redskins released Marcus Washington on Friday. Here is the team’s press release. The Washington Redskins announced today that they have released linebacker Marcus Washington. The nine-year NFL veteran spent the last five seasons in Washington, playing in 68 games, including 66 starts, and totaling 466 tackles, 19.5 sacks, one interception, 10 forced fumbles and…

  22. Daneils' contract voided?

    Feb 20, 2009, 3:49 PM EDT

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    News item: Daniels says he wants to stay: “Phillip Daniels doesn’t want to go anywhere. He might not have a choice. Then again, he might find out he has more choices than he realizes. The Redskins’ defensive end will be an unrestricted free agent Feb. 27 — the last two years of his contract were…

  23. Daneils’ contract voided?

    Feb 20, 2009, 11:49 AM EDT

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    News item: Daniels says he wants to stay: “Phillip Daniels doesn’t want to go anywhere. He might not have a choice. Then again, he might find out he has more choices than he realizes. The Redskins’ defensive end will be an unrestricted free agent Feb. 27 — the last two years of his contract were…

  24. Combore 2009

    Feb 18, 2009, 9:26 PM EDT

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    There’s even a logo for it. (I posted this a year ago but it bears repeating. I’m not sure if the number of media credentials still is 400; it may be down a bit due to the state of the newspaper business, but the larger points remain.)I’m an NFL writer. I’m an NFL guy. But…

  25. Combore 2009

    Feb 18, 2009, 5:26 PM EDT

    There’s even a logo for it. (I posted this a year ago but it bears repeating. I’m not sure if the number of media credentials still is 400; it may be down a bit due to the state of the newspaper business, but the larger points remain.)I’m an NFL writer. I’m an NFL guy. But…

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