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Sunday Slop: Redskins news of the day

A look at the top Redskins stories of the day

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Project 11 was hard to watch, but anyone who does will be inspired by Alex Smith | NBC Sports

There were a ton of emotional moments that sprouted out of never-before-told stories. One of the hardest to hear came from Elizabeth, who said that when she saw her husband initially lying on the FedEx Field grass, she looked down at her eight-year-old son who was already tearing up because he saw the cart coming out. Man.

Don’t let the surplus of 1st round picks on the Redskins DL make you forget about Matt Ioannidis | NBC Sports

Matt Ioannidis, the Redskins fifth-round draft choice in 2016, was by far the most impactful player along the defensive front a season ago. His 8.5 sacks were both a team- and career-high, and his 16 quarterback hits led the team, too. Only Allen (68) had more total tackles along the defensive line, and it barely edged out Ioannidis’ total (64).

Dwayne Haskins hopes people gained appreciation for Alex Smith | NBC Sports

Hope those who watched Project 11 appreciate the person Alex is. He helped me tremendously the back end of the season on and off the field. I understand why people respect him the way they do. All love to you 11! #HTTR

Andy Dalton signs one year deal to join the Cowboys |

arafolo added that Dalton, a native of Katy, Texas, is guaranteed $3 million, and that the deal is worth up to $7M. The team later confirmed the news.

Expectations for the Redskins rookie class- Defense |

The best case for Young is that he’s as advertised and is an elite pass rusher from Day 1. Young has the potential to be a true game changer and Von Miller comparisons are very fair. Ideally Young is not just a 10 sack a year guy, but someone who is routinely 13-16 sacks a season with multiple years approaching 20 sacks.