The Insider: Redskins free agents


Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Redskins apply franchise player tag to Brian Orakpo (updated)

Announcement made by team about 2-1/2 hours before deadline.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  01:48 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins free agents

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/01/2014

Redskins in final deliberations over ‘really close call’ on keeping Brian Orakpo

Teams officials are said to like the linebacker but wonder if retaining the prospective free agent would be wise given the expected price.

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins free agents

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 02/23/2014

No resolution yet for Brian Orakpo, Redskins but contract talks ongoing

General Manager Bruce Allen had said he’d meet with Orakpo’s agent in Indianapolis at the NFL scouting combine.

By Mark Maske  |  05:58 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins free agents

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 02/17/2014

Two-week window for NFL teams to use franchise player tags begins today

Linebacker is the Redskins’ top candidate for designation as franchise tag period begins.

By Mark Maske  |  10:11 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins free agents

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Fred Davis leaves Buffalo without signing, Jets up next

Tight end expected to be at full strength by June.

By Mike Jones  |  05:00 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Buffalo Bills, Fred Davis, New York Jets, Redskins, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Redskins sign former Eagle DE Darryl Tapp

Seven-year veteran probably will be switched to outside linebacker

By Mike Jones  |  04:44 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darryl Tapp, Redskins, Redskins defense, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Redskins still have little flexibility as conservative free agency approach continues

The E.J. Biggers signing and pursuit of Antoine Winfield don't mean Washington's finances are in better shape.

By Mike Jones  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins free agency, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 03/20/2013

No surprises in free agent pursuit, Coach Mike Shanahan says

Cap hit presented a challenge but team still welcomes high expectations for 2013.

By Mark Maske  |  01:27 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Redskins agree to terms with cornerback E.J. Biggers

Signing begins to address team's needs in the secondary

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  11:58 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E.J. Biggers, Redskins, Redskins free agency, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Redskins will sign a free agent DB Wednesday, coach Mike Shanahan says

Coach also declines to rule out re-signing CB DeAngelo Hall

By Mark Maske  |  11:34 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins defensive back, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Redskins meet with agent for Fred Davis, Rex Grossman

Nothing is resolved during session in Phoenix

By Mark Maske  |  02:22 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Kirk Cousins, Redskins, Redskins' free agents, Rex Grossman, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/07/2013

DeAngelo Hall willing to discuss reworking contract to remain with Redskins

Free agents-to-be Kory Lichtensteiger, Lorenzo Alexander also say they want to be back next season.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Kory Lichtensteiger, Lorenzo Alexander, Redskins offseason, Redskins Roster, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Redskins have decisions to make about players with expiring contracts

Team must determine future of 18 potential free agents

By Mike Jones  |  12:03 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Offseason moves, Redskins, Redskins' free agents