A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, March 6, 2013.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
--A review of 2013 draft pick Chris Thompson, as well as a look forward to how the running back can contribute in 2014.
--A look at where the Redskins defensive line stands including potential free agent adds and draft possibilities.
--With the releasing of Sav Rocca, the Redskins have to figure out who their punter will be for next season. One possible free agent option is punter Pat McAfee of the Colts.
--Reports say that starting inside linebacker Perry Riley and the Redskins are not yet close to a deal with free agency only days away.
--With Brandon Meriweather and Reed Doughty becoming free agents, safety is a need for the Redskins as they approach free agency on March 11.
--A blogger looks at five potential cap causalities for the Redskins who could save a total of around $10 million dollars.
--Breaking down what effect Tuesday’s roster moves will have on the Redskins moving forward.
--One writer looks at few key dates for the Redskins to keep an eye out for in the upcoming weeks, including when the team can begin workouts with their new head coach.
--After signing cornerback DeAngelo Hall to a deal and tagging linebacker Brian Orakpo, one article looks at what is next for the Redskins defense as free agency approaches.
--A list of the top 100 free agents of 2014 that will hit the market come March 11. Outside linebacker Brian Orakpo who was tagged by the team this week is ranked number three.
--Even after being released by the Redskins, defensive lineman Adam Carriker remains determined to come back to play in the NFL, which he hopes will be with the Redskins.
--Former Redskins cornerback and current Denver Bronco Champ Bailey is expected to be released by the team. Bailey played in his first Super Bowl with the team back in February.
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