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Redskins Sneak Peek - 2017 Offseason Plan

Mark Tyler gives his 2017 offseason plan for the Redskins.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The new NFL league year begins in less than one month. Between March 7-9, clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents, however a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4pm eastern time on March 9th.

These dates should be especially important for the Redskins this year, as they are expected to be active in the free agency market.

Below is a blueprint of some offseason moves, including re-signing our own pending free agents, unrestricted free agent signings, and draft picks.

Redskins assumed salary cap space: $65-68 million

Redskins re-signings:

Kirk Cousins - 5 years, $122 million(2017 cap hit - $18 million)

Chris Baker - 3 years, $22 million(2017 cap hit - $5 million)

Chris Thompson(RFA) - 3 years, 5 million(2017 cap hit - $2 million)

Vernon Davis - 1 year, $3 million(2017 cap hit - $3 million)

John Sullivan - 1 year, $1.5 million(2017 cap hit - $1 million)

Ty Nsekhe - 1 year, $1.3 million(2017 cap hit - $1 million)

Redskins free agent signings:

Johnathan Hankins(25) DT - 6'2" 320:  4 years, $30 million(2017 cap hit - $5 million)

Ron Leary(28) OG - 6'3" 320:  4 years, $26 million(2017 cap hit - $4.5 million)

Kenny Stills(25) WR - 6'0" 195:  3 years, $24 million(2017 cap hit - $4.5 million)

Micha Hyde(26) S - 6'0" 197:  3 years, $21 million(2017 cap hit - $4 million)

Gerald Hodges(26) LB - 6'2" 236:  3 years, $12 million(2017 cap hit - $3 million)

*The Redskins will have spent $51 million of their projected $65-68 million in cap space.

2017 Redskins Draft Picks:

Round 1(pick 17): Hassan Reddick(Sr)  LB  6'1" 238  Temple

Round 2(pick 49): Chris Wormley(Sr)  DT  6'5" 297  Michigan

Round 3(pick 81): Eddie Jackson(Sr)  FS  6'0" 195  Alabama

Round 4(pick 112): Eddie Vanderdose(Jr)  DT  6'3" 320  UCLA

Round 4(pick 122): Damien Mama(Jr)  OG  6'3" 325  USC

Round 5(pick 156): James Conner(Jr)  RB  6'2" 240  Pitt

Round 5(pick 163): Chad Hansen(Jr)  WR  6'1" 195  Cal

Round 6(pick 202): Ejuan Price(Sr)  Edge  6'0" 248  Pitt

Round 6(pick 210): Xavier Coleman(Sr)  CB  5'11" 190  Portland St.