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Daily Slop: What Jay Gruden's new deal could mean for Kirk Cousins; Redskins making contract progress with Chris Baker but are competing with multiple teams

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Need to Know: Assessing the Redskins' pending free agents | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Need to Know: A dozen Redskins will be free agents this week; here is who is likely to be back and who will be gone.

Jay Gruden likes Redskins running backs but would welcome 'great one' - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
The Redskins don't feel pressed to remake their running back corps, but there's a certain kind of back they'd jump at the chance of adding.

It's Never Too Late to Get Smart | Czabe.com
Sure, Gruden could still end up leaving after this season, with 3 full bags of un-earned money. But it would take a unique sort of catastrophe. So now let’s turn to the "why now" of this deal? The answer is pretty obvious: the uncertainty surrounding this franchise was set to make the Redskins a haunted house in free agency.

Redskins 2017 Offseason: Bring him Back, Let him go
The Washington Redskins have moves pending on their potential free agents - which players must they re-sign and who will they let walk?

Washington Redskins should focus on defensive line in free agency - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Replenishing their defensive front will be a priority for the Redskins this offseason, and several veteran linemen would fit their scheme.

What Jay Gruden's new deal could mean for Kirk Cousins | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Eric Bickel of the Sports Junkies thinks Jay Gruden's contract extension means one of two things when it comes to Kirk Cousins' future in D.C.

Redskins DL coach Jim Tomsula is terrifying prospects at the NFL Combine | CSN Mid-Atlantic
If you want to see more intensity from the Redskins' defensive line, they've got the right coach.

John Ross, Mentored By DeSean Jackson, Records Fastest Ever 40-Yard Dash
The speedster from the University of Washington has already been linked to the Redskins, has a relationship with DeSean Jackson and impressed everyone Saturday at the NFL Combine.

O.J. Howard Studying Jordan Reed's Game As He Prepares For NFL

Calling his route running "fantastic," Alabama tight end O.J. Howard has been watching some of Redskins tight end Jordan Reed's game film to prepare for the next step in his football career.

Achilles injuries no longer an issue for Redskins WR Josh Doctson
Redskins head coach Jay Gruden believes the 24-year old is going to have a 'major impact' on the Redskins offense in 2017.

Redskins making contract progress with Chris Baker but are competing with multiple teams | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Some good news for Redskins fans: Positive talks between Chris Baker and the team. The bad news: As many as 6 other NFL teams are interested in the talented defensive lineman.

DeSean Jackson poised for a big Thursday deal | ProFootballTalk
Receiver DeSean Jackson is rocketing toward the open market for the second time in his career. This one, however, is coming as the market opens and the big money flows. By all appearances, big money will be flowing in his direction.

The quarterback market in the NFL is set to explode in free agency | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Reports show that free agent quarterback Mike Glennon could command as much as $15 million in the open market. That means Kirk Cousins is going to get seriously paid.