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Daily Slop: How LeSean McCoy Trade Impacts Washington; Five free agents who won’t become Redskins

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How LeSean McCoy trade impacts Washington Redskins - ESPN
These were the two guys Washington most worried about two years ago: receiver DeSean Jackson and McCoy. They combined for 3,480 yards and 20 touchdowns during the 2013 season. McCoy, alone, contributed 2,146 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Washington Redskins free-agent needs: offensive line - ESPN
The Redskins allowed 58 sacks, but to blame the line for that alone is foolish. Can Washington shore up its line in 2015?

Need to Know: Five free agents who won’t become Redskins | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 4, six days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Nickel coverage Here are five NFL free agents who won’t be playing for the Redskins in 2015.

Redskins interested spectators as Chip Kelly reshapes his Eagles | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Eagles started making news on Tuesday afternoon when word got out that they were going to part ways with cornerback Cary Williams and pass rushers Trent Cole and Brandon Graham.

Defensive End Williams Hopes To Be Top Pick
Leonard Williams, a defensive end out of USC, can play anywhere along the line, and projects to be a Top 5 pick in April’s NFL Draft.

Are the Redskins serious about retaining Orakpo? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
This is in part because it’s the right thing to do regarding Orakpo but it’s also good to remain in the good graces of Ben Dogra, Orakpo’s agent. Dogra also happens to represent Robert Griffin III. The Redskins could be entering some tricky negotiations involving their quarterback and it can’t hurt to have a dialogue with the agent in advance of those sessions.

Winston Wants To Be Face Of A Franchise
Heisman Trophy award-winning quarterback Jameis Winston says he’s moved on from his "mistakes" away from the field and can make an immediate impact in the NFL.

Redskins Free Agency Preview 2015 - HTTR4LIFE.com
With $26 million in salary cap space and a list of roster needs, the Redskins will enter the 2015 NFL free-agency....

Should the Redskins Consider These Non-Franchised Players? - Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

With McCoy Trade, Kelly Proves Every Player Expendable - NYTimes.com
Chip Kelly's latest bold move is another example of his coaching philosophy:

McCoy for Alonso has Kelly Singing Sister Hazel to Mariota

salary cap, contracts, bonus money, dead money, and cap savings for every player in 2015 and beyond

Best of Redskins Late Night: Chris Baker

Redskins defensive lineman, Chris Baker, talks about his numerous nicknames on Redskins Late Night.

A free agent safety the Redskins could pursue: Devin McCourty

By Mark Bullock; Washington probably isn't going to be a player for the big-contract free agents, but there's at least one player worth making an exception for.

Jean-Francois discusses Barry, Hatcher, scheme tweaks and 'HTTR' | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"He’s going to be more of a smart guy," Jean-Francois said. "He’s not going to be trying to be the more aggressive dude. Only aggressive when he needs to. But at the same time, his one biggest thing is he wants his front four to get pressure. That was the biggest thing he emphasized. If he’s got DBs in the backend covering, he wants to be able to send that front four and drop seven. That’s every defensive coordinator’s dream to do. I want that dream to come true for him."

Which free agent on your team needs to be re-signed? - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
Our NFL Nation reporters assess which player teams can't afford to lose via free agency.