Monday, July 25, 2011
News and Links to get you Ready.....
Teams are already moving quickly and before you know it training camps will be starting.......
.....the season won't be far away after that.
Time for some links and some quick news to help you get through the week:
- Word is that the Ravens will be cutting RB Willis McGahee, TE Todd Heap, DT/NT Kelly Gregg and WR Derrick Mason. Cuts can't be official until Thursday. Would the Skins be interested in Gregg?
CBSSportsline has a breakdown of the NFL's calendar up to the season opener.
7/26: team facilities open (10AM EST), drafted and undrafted rookies can be signed, players can report to team facilities, UFAs and RFAs can negotiate with any team.
7/28: Training Camp opens for Redskins. 4:01 PM EST teams can waive (cut) players.
7/29: Players can be signed starting 6 PM EST but are unable to participate in physical activity until the offical league year begins (August 4th).
8/4: League year begins. Teams must be under salary cap.
8/30: Roster must be cut from 90 to 75
9/3: Roster must be cut from 75 to 53
NFLsFuture takes a look at each team's salary cap. The Skins are in a great position to spend.
NFL.com has a list of every free agent available starting Friday at 6PM EST.
Bucky Brooks warns teams to stay away from these free agents.
WalterFootball.com has a nice breakdown and analysis of each position of free agents.
So does Scout.com with a rankings and tracker for NFL free agents.
NFLDraftCountdown.com has their list of the top 50 undrafted rookie prospects.
Gil Brandt of NFL.com looks at the 20 most sought after undrafted rookies.
John Keim looks at the upcoming offseason/preseason and how the CBA may affect training camp and the Redskins free agents. Keim also answers 5 questions about the Skins that need to be answered.