STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL
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FRANCHISE PLAYER: None.
TRANSITION PLAYER: None.
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (not tendered offers)
S Brandon Meriweather (not tendered as UFA).
WR Santana Moss (not tendered as UFA).
NT Chris Neild (not tendered as UFA).
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None.
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
RB Chris Thompson is just 5-foot-7 and he has been injury-prone, but he's very quick. Head coach Jay Gruden liked Thompson enough to keep the Mike Shanahan draft pick over one of his own, Lache Seastrunk, last summer. With Roy Helu Jr. gone, Thompson could be Washington's third-down back.
DRAFT CHOICES SIGNED (all signed)
T Brandon Scherff (1/5); $21,215,638 guaranteed/4 yrs, $13,689,556 SB.
LB Preston Smith (2/38): $5,779,368/4 yrs, $3,595,875 guaranteed/$2,463,176 SB.
RB Matt Jones (3/95): $2,921,416/4 yrs, $599,416 SB.
WR Jamison Crowder (4/105): $2,825,624/4 yrs, $545,624 SB.
G Arie Kouandjio (4/112): $2,801,672/4 yrs, $521,672 SB.
LB Martrell Spaight (5/141): $2,517,948/4 yrs, $237,948 SB.
S Kyshoen Jarrett (6/181); $2,415,628/4 yrs, $135,628 SB.
CB Tevin Mitchel (6/182); $2,413,164/4 yrs, $133,164 SB.
WR Evan Spencer (6/187): $2,406,576/4 yrs, $126,576 SB.
C Austin Reiter (7/222): $2,354,924/4 yrs, $74,924 SB.
K Kai Forbath: RFA tendered at $1.542M with no compensation; $1.542M/1 yr.
S Duke Ihenacho: Potential ERFA; $680,000/1 yr.
QB Colt McCoy: UFA; $1.5M/1 yr, $150,000 SB.
T Niles Paul: Potential UFA; $6M/3 yrs, $1M SB/$2.25M guaranteed.
S Trenton Robinson: ERFA; terms unknown.
CB Justin Rogers: Not tendered as RFA; terms unknown.
CB Chris Culliver: UFA 49ers; $32M/4 yrs, $5M SB/$16M guaranteed.
S Dashon Goldson (trade Buccaneers).
RB Michael Hill: FA Colts; terms unknown.
DE Ricky Jean Francois: FA Colts; $9M/3 yrs, $4M guaranteed.
S Jeron Johnson: UFA Seahawks; $3.5M/2 yrs.
DT Terrance Knighton: UFA Broncos; $4M/1 yr, $2M SB/$2.95M guaranteed.
T Xavier Nixon (waivers Colts).
DT Stephen Paea: UFA Bears; $21M/4 yrs, $5M SB/$7.85M guaranteed.
NT Jerrell Powe: Not tendered as RFA by Texans; $745,000/1 yr.
T Willie Smith: Not tendered as UFA by Chargers; $745,000/1 yr.
CB E.J. Biggers: UFA Eagles; $745,000/1 yr.
DE Stephen Bowen (released).
G Chris Chester (released).
S Ryan Clark (UFA/retired).
NT Barry Cofield (released/failed physical).
WR Leonard Hankerson: UFA Falcons; $1M/1 yr, $255,000 SB.
RB Roy Helu: UFA Raiders; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
DE Jarvis Jenkins: UFA Bears; 1 yr, terms unknown.
OLB Brian Orakpo: UFA Titans; $31M/4 yrs, $5 SB/$13.5M guaranteed.
CB Tracy Porter (released).
T Tyler Polumbus: Not tendered as UFA/Falcons; 1 yr, terms unknown.