Daily Slop: Skins Re-Sign Tyler Polumbus; Goodell Says he Told Redskins ‘Directly’ That League will not Change Salary cap Penalty

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Redskins report: analyzing the CB market | WashingtonExaminer.com
With Aqib Talib off the market — the free agent corner signed a one-year, $5 million deal to remain with New England, the Redskins now have to sort out their options. They had pursued him, but because of their salary cap room could not afford to match or surpass such an offer. Talib is gambling that the market will be better for corners (and everyone) next offseason. At 27, he can afford to take that shot. DeAngelo Hall Why he makes sense: Well, he knows the system and the Redskins know exactly what they have in him.

Redskins re-sign RT Tyler Polumbus | WashingtonExaminer.com
Even after signing free agent right tackle Jeremy Trueblood last week, the Redskins made it clear to Tyler Polumbus that they still wanted him. And they got him. Washington signed Polumbus, its starting right tackle last season, to a two-year deal.

Redskins meet with agent for Fred Davis, Rex Grossman

Goodell says he told Redskins ‘directly’ that league will not change salary cap penalty
"I did meet with the Redskins — so did our staff — on, I think, two occasions over the last 30 days to make sure we fully understood their position [and] they understood our position," Goodell said. "But as I said earlier, there will be no change." The Redskins declined to comment through a spokesman.

Inside Story of Adam Carriker Restructuring Contract with Washington Redskins | 4th & Pain
Adam Carriker gives the real story behind his decision to restructure his contract with the Washington Redskins.

Redskins move on to Plan B after first wave of NFL free agency - The Washington Post
Now, the Redskins need at least two corners — one to start opposite Josh Wilson and another to cover slot receivers in nickel packages. The team also must address a hole at free safety after it chose not to re-sign last year’s starter, Madieu Williams. Strong safety is no sure thing with Brandon Meriweather still rehabbing from surgery on a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Need to Know: Redskins can't count on Tanard Jackson - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The former Buc is serving his third suspension for violation the league’s drug policy and his second indefinite suspension. Jackson is eligible to be reinstated on August 31, after all of the offseason program and training camp are over. Until he is reinstated he can’t have any contact with the team and he can’t set foot on team property.

Will Robert Griffin III be ready for the season? - NFL Videos
NFL Network's Kimberly Jones speaks with Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan about quarterback Robert Griffin III's status for 2013.

Shanahan: Morris Is A ‘One-Of-A-Kind’
"Each game, he’s gotten better. That’s rare," offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said before the team’s Wild Card game. "It’s a long year, especially for a rookie, and he’s never hit that wall. The guy doesn’t seem to get too sore, either. He’s always in practice as soon as we go on Wednesday – takes every rep. "We make fun of him because he won’t ever go walkthrough tempo either. He’s always full-speed. We can’t get him to slow down. He’s always fresh and he’s very fun to coach."

Ranking the Redskins Offensive Tackle Options- Fanspeak.com

Ranking the Washington Redskins current offensive tackles, based on how they are expected to play for next season.

NFL medical standards, practices are different than almost anywhere else - The Washington Post
Medical care in the NFL is medicine turned on its head, often with troubling results, an outcome that hit home during a January playoff game at FedEx Field.

Jim Brown OK with rule preventing ballcarrier from leading with his head
"I didn't use my head," Brown, 77, said Monday at the league's annual owners meetings in Arizona. "I used my forearm. The palm of my hand. And my shoulder. And my shoulder pads. I wasn't putting my head into too much of anything. I don't think that's a good idea. At least it doesn't sound like a good idea to me if I'm not guaranteed that my head is going to be strong enough to hurt somebody else and not hurt myself."

NFL to Pay $42M for Using Retired Players Images - NYTimes.com
The NFL has agreed to pay $42 million as part of a settlement with a group of retired players who challenged the league over using their names and images without their consent.

Goodell - No Expanded Playoffs for 2013 - NYTimes.com
The Ravens certainly will get to celebrate their Super Bowl triumph again in their home stadium, maybe even while honoring the retired Ray Lewis.

The Free Agency Salary Crash and Market Correction of 2013 - Over the Cap
The causes of the depressed NFL free agent market of 2013 with a focus on the salary cap

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