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Daily Slop: Redskins Have Less Than $700,000 Available Under the cap; A big Move Brewing?

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Kiper: 'Skins to address 'D' early in draft | CSN Washington
Kiper also said teams looking to pick a safety – like the Redskins – will have to move quickly because he expects there to be "a run on safeties in the second round." "I tried to think free safety [or] corner [and] I gave them Blidi Wreh-Wilson from Connecticut in the second round," Kiper said on a conference call with reporters when asked about the Redskins’ needs. "And then I actually thought linebacker in the third round, just because you can’t force things, with Jonathan Bostic from Florida."

Kirk Cousins, Pat White and ESPN
Before the Pat White signing became official, my pals over at Football Insider offered eight suggestions for what White’s presence would mean in D.C. One particularly bold one went like this: "A fourth quarterback that would make Kirk Cousins tradeable to the first team that loses a starter in camp."

Finding Number 51: Pre - draft interview history may paint a clearer picture of whom the ‘Skins are targeting with top pick
With all the rumors circulating around draft season and the sheer amount of draft eligible players, it’s hard to put much stock into every prospect interview conducted by an NFL team. However, it is worth noting that all three of the top draft picks in the Shanahan era have found their names linked to the Redskins in the pre-draft interview process. If the trend continues this year, we may already have a good idea of whom the team will be eying with the 51st pick in the second round. Let’s take a look

WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston Gets Mistaken for RGIII All The Time " CBS DC
WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston says he's mistaken for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III all the time. He also brags about being the fastest man in WWE.

Redskins agree to terms with Rex Grossman |
Rex Grossman struggled with his role as a No. 3 quarterback last season, but he liked being part of the Redskins. So after failing to find a No. 2 quarterback job elsewhere, Grossman agreed to return for another season playing behind Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins.

Redskins have less than $700,000 available under the cap
The Redskins’ salary cap situation remains extremely tight. According to NFL Players Association records, the Redskins had $669,949 in available salary cap space as of Wednesday night.

Chat wrap: Redskins' future at linebacker - NFC East Blog - ESPN
We had our weekly chat Tuesday. And though things got dicey around the middle, as you can see here, we still managed to get some good questions asked

Need to Know: A big move brewing? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

The fact that there are so few obvious moves to make sets up the possibility that something dramatic could occur over the next several days as the Redskins try to squeeze out a few million more cap dollars. Unless it doesn’t.

Need to Know: Still a long way to go for RG3 - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 3, 22 days before the NFL draft. Still a long way to go for RG3 The report that Robert Griffin III should be able to run on a field next week is certainly good news. It was 84 days ago that Griffin underwent reconstructive surgery (yes, we have a "days since" counter here, too). I’m not sure what the "schedule" is for being able to run and if Griffin...

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The Redskins Blog | Hall, Tapp To Reunited In Washington

While Tapp has technically gone against Hall on numerous occasions, the two haven’t been on the field together for a snap…since high school. Hall is a year older than Tapp and was a grade higher than the Redskins linebacker in high school. During Hall’s last three years at Deep Creek High School, he was joined by Tapp on the Hornet’s football squad. After an incredible career at Deep Creek, Hall decided to attend Virginia Tech where he instantly thrived under NCAA coaching legend Frank Beamer. He would appear in 11 games and made one start his freshman year before becoming one of the most diverse threats in Virginia Tech’s history.

FENNO: Pat White return to NFL would set troubling precedent - Washington Times

White accused the NFL of concealing the long-term consequences of head injuries. Eleven causes of action in all. Fraud. Negligence. Even added "intentional infliction of emotional distress" and "negligent infliction of emotional distress" in his short-form complaint. All that disappeared when the possibility of an NFL contract materialized this week.

NFLPA asks agents about possible collusion in free agency - ESPN Dallas
The NFLPA sent out an email to player agents on Wednesday asking them to report any improper dealings with NFL teams. The email, obtained by ESPNDallas, tells agents, "We have heard reports of a concern that teams are working in concert to 'peg,' 'rig' or 'set' market prices on player contracts. If you believe or have information that the teams have been colluding during this free-agency period, you have a responsibility as an agent of the NFLPA to come forward and share that information with us."