Redskins agreed to a two-year deal with CB Orlando Scandrick worth a max of $10m, source says— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 19, 2018
The Redskins have reportedly signed CB Orlando Scandrick to a 2 year deal worth up to $10 million. This signing fills Bruce Allen's annual requirement to sign a former player from the Dallas Cowboys. The Redskins were in the market for CB depth after trading slot CB Kendall Fuller and a 3rd round pick for QB Alex Smith. They also let starter Bashaud Breeland walk in free agency. The Redskins slso hosted Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for a visit, but could not come to terms on a deal.
A key to signing Scandrick: DRC $$ was too high; probably a few million more than they wanted. Also: they deseparately wanted to add smart/savvy vets to DB group. Why they also looked at S kurt Coleman a while back. Enter Scandrick— John Keim (@john_keim) March 19, 2018
UPDATE: Contract details
Corner Orlando Scandrick received a $1 million signing bonus from Washington, but there's no other guaranteed money in his two-year contract. He'll count $2.6 million vs. the salary cap in 2018 and $4.25 million in 2019. If he's cut after this season,... https://t.co/BcONNYhdFY— John Keim (@john_keim) March 22, 2018
Another key part of corner Orlando Scandrick's deal: play-time incentives and escalator clauses. Based on play time in both seasons, Scandrick can earn up to $1 million. in addition, he also has an escalator clause tied to play time in both years, which... https://t.co/n42PuiCW44— John Keim (@john_keim) March 22, 2018
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