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Daily Slop: Chris Baker Signs Deal; Will the Redskins Have to Overpay to Keep Perry Riley?

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Real numbers on Baker deal: 3 years, $9 million | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
In each of the three seasons of the deal, Baker has $1 million in incentives based on things like sack totals and Pro Bowl appearances that, according to Keim, he is unlikely to earn. So now where down to a three-year, $9 million deal where Baker will be able to make more if he performs at a very high level. Since the incentives are unlikely to be earned they don’t count against the cap (if he does earn them some or all of money in a season will be charged to the following year’s cap). His cap number this year will be $2 million and it tops out at $4 million in the third year of the contract.

Washington Redskins free-agent scorecard - ESPN
The free-agent period won’t begin until March 11, but the reality is that it’s already underway. At least when it comes to signing your ow

Need to Know: The Redskins five top linebackers of the past 20 years | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 28, 11 days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage With the Brian Orakpo and Perry Riley contract situations, we have been talking an awful lot about linebackers lately.

Chris Baker Re-Signing A Good Start, but Doesn't Eliminate DL Need |

Will the Redskins have to overpay to keep Perry Riley? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Jim Haslett listed four of the Redskins’ pending free agents that he would like to be back. One of them, DeAngelo Hall, is signed, sealed, and delivered. We discussed the very quiet state of the Brian Orakpo negotiations yesterday.

Redskins stay or go: Safety Reed Doughty | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins’ Kirk Cousins is seeing ‘better than 20/20′
"I just had Lasik surgery a couple of weeks ago and I’m happy to say that I’m seeing better than 20/20," he says. "I wake up in the morning, don’t have to put contacts in, don’t have to put glasses on. I can go through my whole day seeing great and it’s gonna really help me, not only just in daily life, but more importantly on the football field being able to become the best football player I can be and hopefully play football in the NFL for a long time."

Redskins Should Act Quickly and Sign ILB D'Qwell Jackson | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Washington Redskins free-agent scorecard - ESPN
The free-agent period won’t begin until March 11, but the reality is that it’s already underway. At least when it comes to signing your ow

Catching up with: Andre Carter - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Andre Carter has a simple routine these days: Wake up, help his son do homework, work out and do whatever my wife tells me. No, he's not retired but

The Redskins Blog | Jay Gruden: ‘We Need Time’

The Redskins Blog | The Best Of Big "Swaggy" Chris Baker

The Redskins Blog | Charley Casserly Explains The Combine

Should Redskins Trade Back From No. 34?
Washington Redskins GM Bruce Allen stated his preference to add the bulk of the team's new talent this offseason through the draft, but will they need more picks?

Richie Incognito bashed his Ferrari with a bat, police say

Who is the highest paid retired NFL player? The answer will likely surprise you | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: There's no Michael Jordan among retired NFL players, a player who can sell just about anything many years after his playing career is done. There's no Pele either, with global icon status, or Arnold Palmer, who has a refreshing drink … Continue reading →

2014 NFL free-agent rankings (offensive players) | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: March 11 marks the start of NFL free agency. A look at potential bargains and busts.