The official free agency tampering period begins tomorrow at 12 pm, but everyone knows that agents and teams begin talking at the Combine, if not sooner. We've already seen several moves by the Redskins with a free agent signing(Ricky Jean-Francois), three players re-signed(Tom Compton, Duke Ihenacho, Niles Paul), and two overpriced veterans released(Barry Cofield, Stephen Bowen).
We will be tracking all the rumors and reports here.
Free Agent Signings:
Redskins Players Re-Signed:
CB Justin Rogers(RFA)
Redskins Players Released:
Cofield had hip surgery this week to fix the labrum injury that was reported when he was released.
Redskins Free Agent Rumors/Reports:
- It was reported last month that the Redskins did not plan on re-signing Meriweather.
- Tarik El-Bashir reports the door isn't closed for a Meriweather return.
OT Tyler Polumbus(UFA):
John Keim reports there is not activity with Polumbus and he is not expected to re-sign.
NT Chris Neild(UFA):
Coming back from his 2nd ACL surgery. There is no activity in re-signing him.
WR Santana Moss(UFA):
Said he doesn't plan on retiring this year, but the Redskins haven't pushed to sign him...yet.
Redskins Players Signed by Other Teams:
RB Roy Helu, Jr.:
WR Leonard Hankerson:
DE Jarvis Jenkins(UFA):
DE Stephen Bowen(SFA):
CB E.J. Biggers(UFA):
Reported Redskins Interest in Other Free Agents(Signed Elsewhere):
- Iupati signed a 5 year, $40 million contract with with the Arizona Cardinals
- Williams signed a 4 year, $25 million contract with the Oakland Raiders
- Newton signed a new, 5 year deal, $26.5 million contract with the Texans shortly after the Redskins interest was reported
- Parnell signed a 5 year, $32 million contract with the Jaguars
- Bulaga signed a 5 year, $33.75 million contract with the Packers
OLB Pernell McPhee, Ravens(UFA):
- The Redskins were interested in McPhee, but he agreed to a 5 year, $40 million deal with the Chicago Bears.
S Antrel Rolle, Giants(UFA):
- Rolle said his final decision came down to the Bears and the Redskins and he chose Chicago.
- Forsett re-signed with the Ravens on a 3 year, $9 million contract
- Allen signed a 4 year, $23 million contract with the Oakland Raiders
- Browner signed a 3 year, $15 million contract with the New Orleans Saints
- Spiller signed a 4 year, $18 million contract with the New Orleans Saints
- Gilchrist signed a 4 year deal with the New York Jets
- Parker re-signed with the Chiefs, 5 years, $30 million
CB Perrish Cox, 49ers(UFA):
- Cox signed a 3 year, $15 million contract with the Titans
- Gachkar signed a 2 year, $5.5 million contract with the Cowboys
- Mays signed a 1 year deal with the Minnesota Vikings
- Ridley signed a 1 year deal with the New York Jets after getting an offer from the Redskins