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Daily Slop: Defensive line Looks set Through 2014; Should the Redskins Draft a Cornerback?

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Larry French


Should the Redskins draft a cornerback?
Cornerback is somewhere in between. On one hand, Washington has its starters from last season, DeAngelo Hall and Josh Wilson, back in place. On the other, those were the prime cornerbacks on a defense that ranked 30th against the pass (281.9 yards/game) and allowed 31 passing touchdowns, second-worst in the league.

Ranking the Redskins Inside Linebackers | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
A look at where the Redskins inside linebackers rank, and who might be making the team this year.

Ranking the Redskins Outside Linebackers | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

A look at where the Redskins Outside linebackers rank for the coming season.

In wake of recent signings, Redskins just $30,000 under salary cap
The Redskins are about $30,000 under the salary cap, according to a person with knowledge of NFL cap figures. The team managed to fit the recent signings of tight end Fred Davis, cornerback DeAngelo Hall and quarterbacks Rex Grossman and Pat White beneath the salary cap without any further reworkings of other players’ contracts to clear cap space.

Redskins #MockFive Recap | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

A breakdown of how the Redskins fared in the latest twitter draft.

Redskins Draft Options: Safety | Hog Blogs
At the start of free agency, the Redskins had several defined needs: cornerback, right tackle, tight end, safety, inside linebacker and maybe a complimentary

Defensive line looks set through 2014 | CSN Washington

Talking NFL with WWE’s The Miz: Redskins Are Clicking; Tony Romo Not Elite | 4th & Pain
While venturing around backstage before a recent Monday Night RAW, Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll bumped into a good friend, great wrestler and iconic fantasy football player, The Miz.

ESPN's Mel Kiper: 'Rough, tough' South Carolina free safety D.J. Swearinger should attract Redskins - Washington Times
"He plays with confidence; he’s a rough, tough kid; and then you have to have the computer numbers to justify it, and he has," Kiper said. "When you look at him on paper and you compare his numbers at 208 pounds, he plays, I think, faster than he times, anyway. And you look at his production and his consistency, and you’ve got to think second round. That’s where I have him projected."

Need to Know: Are the Redskins an 'elite organization'? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 10, 15 days before the NFL draft. Squeezing in contracts. A few weeks ago, when the Cowboys had about $50,000 in salary cap space, I joked that they didn’t have enough money to buy a loaded Ford Explorer, I did so knowing that the same joke might be able to be made about the Redskins at some point. Well, fire away Cowboys fans. According to a report in the...

Redskins' Roster Review: Quarterbacks
With OTA’s set to begin next week at Redskins Park,’s Brian Tinsman takes a look at the team’s strengths and offers storylines to watch. Up next: quarterbacks.

NFL concussion litigation: Players say league 'glorified' violence - Washington Times
"The clubs are the ones who had doctors on the sidelines who had primary responsibility for sending players back into the game," Clement said at a news conference after the court hearing.

Judge Hears N.F.L. Arguments to Dismiss Head Trauma Cases -
A ruling on the N.F.L.’s contention that the concussion-related lawsuits of more than 4,000 former players should not be heard in court is expected by this summer.

Notes around the NFC East: Doug Free’s leverage, the Skins’ cap number, a great new website find, and DeSean’s "greatest play" – Blogging the bEast