It’s important to point out that some reports suggested the Redskins had interest in Randall as a free agent. A first-round pick in 2015, Randall played three seasons for the Packers before being traded to the Browns the last two years. He’s been versatile throughout his career, playing all over the field as a cornerback and then as a safety in Cleveland. Randall also has ballhawking skills with 14 career interceptions in 56 starts.
“Redskins were definitely a team that had shown interest I would say,” Hooper said. “Definitely a solid organization with another talented young quarterback so that was going to be my next landing spot.”
Fuller will join a secondary that returns only one starter (Collins) from last season. He, Collins and Davis will make up a big portion of the new group. Davis was a multifaceted player at Maret High School in Washington D.C., although he was primarily recruited as a safety when he committed to the University of Maryland.
On the other side of the ball, the Texans did zero to improve their ugly pass defense beyond inking middle-of-the-road DB Eric Murray, a non-starter for much of his four-year career. After trading away Jadeveon Clowney last offseason, the team has now lost stellar behemoth D.J. Reader to the Bengals.
I’m not suggesting just giving Williams away for a 7th round pick. What I am saying is that any reasonable offer (3rd rd or a pair of 4th rounders) should be enough to swing the deal. In addition to any draft pick compensation, the Redskins would clear $12.5M off the cap, which could go a long way to signing any other free agents, extending players or saving it for next year.