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A look at the top Redskins and NFL stories of the day

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The Redskins could have a chance to poach either Amari Cooper or Byron Jones in free agency | NBC Sports Washington

Jones, meanwhile, has been one of the league’s stingiest corners since switching to the position in 2018, even if his interception numbers aren’t impressive.

Free agents Jack Del Rio might want to target for the Redskins defense | NBC Sports Washington

T.J. Carrie - Another cornerback, Carrie played for Del Rio when he was the head coach in Oakland from 2015 to 2017. In fact, Del Rio made Carrie a starter with the Raiders in 2015 after his rookie season in 2014. In 2018 Carrie signed a four-year, $30 million deal with the Browns, but he was released earlier this offseason.

8 players who could be overpriced in free agency |

Anderson had multiple legal issues during his rookie contract and didn’t always see eye to eye with his head coaches. For all his talent, he’s topped 800 receiving yards only once and never been a 1,000-yard receiver. Offseason stories about Anderson becoming a more “complete” wideout usually didn’t translate to Sundays. With a deep WR draft class coming into the league, teams could be better off going young at the position rather than paying Anderson big money.

Top 101 Free Agents: After Franchise Tags |

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Bell has a reputation as a “box safety” because he can blitz and deliver hits in the running game, but the 25-year-old also covers opposing tight ends well enough. This is the type of skill set nearly every team is looking for.

Redskins Ideal Free Agency Plan |

He’s a big athletic TE, who has shown he can be a threat in the middle of the field. At only 27 years old and likely coming in a couple million a year cheaper than Hooper, he’s a strong investment for the Redskins.