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Free Agent Signing Period Should Not Be Complicated For Skins " CBS DC
The free agent signing period that starts tomorrow shouldn’t be that complicated for Washington after left guard Kory Lichtensteiger, who was going to be unrestricted, and outside linebacker Rob Jackson, tight end Logan Paulsen, long snapper Nick Sundberg and fullback Darrel Young, all of whom were going to be restricted, agreed over the weekend to remain with the Redskins.

The Redskins Blog | Hometown Honors RG3 With Street Name

Redskins have not moved quickly to try to sign Eric Winston

NFL players’ union willing to take joint legal action with Redskins over salary cap penalty
According to one person with knowledge of the union’s thinking, the NFLPA would continue to welcome a joint legal effort with the Redskins on the salary cap case. "The real question is why [the Redskins] didn’t seek to join in some action by the players," the person said. "After all, the players’ theory is that [the Redskins] didn’t violate the rules and were punished for not agreeing to the conspiracy…. I’m a bit at a loss why they wouldn’t. At the very least, if you were [the Redskins], wouldn’t you cooperate with the players’ case?"

Kirk Cousins does in-store signing, gets promoted as Kurt (Updated)
It’s easy to get overlooked when you’re backing up the glittery Robert Griffin III, but Kirk Cousins can reasonably expect to have his name spelled right when he does an in-store signing. The photo above comes via Cousins’s Twitter feed, and was taken during his appearance in February at Legends Sports & Games in Grand Rapids.

List of available QB's gives Rex job security - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
I would argue that you could put Rex ahead of Young on the list but that's beside the point. Nobody on this list would be a big enough upgrade over Grossman to justify the effort needed to bring him in and teach him the offense when he's just a one-year solution anyway.

Allen: 'I'm Proud Of What We Represent'
"I'm proud to be a member of the Washington Redskins and what our organization has stood for, for 81 years. [I'm proud of] what we've represented to our community and to people across the world that are Washington Redskins fans," he said. "If you look at everything that we represent, you'll find that the Washington Redskins have a positive image.

Lichtensteiger back, but for how long? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The length of the deal, five years, was somewhat surprising. We don’t know the financial details and it is hard to really judge just how committed the Redskins are to keeping Lichtensteiger as their starter without knowing them, especially the amount of guaranteed money. If the guarantee is $10 million (unlikely) they are figuring on him being the guy for at least the next four years. If it’s $1 or $2 million (also unlikely) his job security beyond 2013 would have to be considered tenuous. The reality probably is somewhere in the middle so we’ll have to wait to find out.

Cowboys have to restructure more deals to get under cap | ProFootballTalk
Before the Cowboys can add anything when the league year opens Tuesday afternoon, they still have some subtracting to do. Despite restructuring a handful of contracts already, the Cowboys still need to adjust some more, as they’re nearly $7 million over the cap, according to David Moore of the ...

Giants sign Cullen Jenkins, but work still needs to be done at DT – Blogging the bEast

NFL Top 50 Free Agents include Cliff Avril, Paul Kruger, Aqib Talib, Mike Wallace, Greg Jennings - NFL - Peter King -
The deadline has passed for teams to assign franchise tags to the impending free agents they want to keep. Those who weren't tagged and don't re-sign with their teams before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 12 will officially enter the free agent market