Mike Shanahan and Bruce Allen

The Washington Redskins’ late season push to win the NFC East has given many in Redskins Nation hope that the future is brighter than ever. With that being said, the Skins will need to build on their success and get better through a series of off-season moves, including re-signs, free agents, and the draft among others.

Let’s take a look at how they should approach this very important off-season.

2013 Re-signs/restructure:

1. Re-sign Rob Jackson (probably won’t stay though)
2. Franchise Fred Davis
3. Re-sign Lorenzo Alexander
4. Re-sign Kory L to a long term deal
5. Re-sign Chris Baker to be our back up NT
6. Re-sign Tyler Polumbus to compete with Tom Compton and Rookie
7. Re-sign Kedric Golston
8. Tender Restricted Free Agents Darrel Young and Logan Paulsen
9. Restructure Santana Moss and DeAngelo Hall to create cap room to add free agents
10. Cut Jamaal Brown after June 1st

2013 Free Agency:

1. Sign Keenan Lewis to be our starting CB opposite Hall, putting Wilson at #3
2. Sign Dashon Goldson to be starting FS. Keep Meriweather at SS
3. Sign Ryan Harris to compete with Tyler Polumbus, Tom Compton, and Oday Aboushi for the starting RT and back up tackle positions
4. Sign Larry Grant (Reserve ILB 49ers) to be a reserve for us and take Fletch’s spot when he retires

2013 NFL Draft:

2nd Round: Oday Aboushi, RT Virginia
3rd Round: DJ Swearinger, FS, South Carolina
4th round: Travis Howard, CB, Ohio State
5th Round: Nico Johnson, ILB, Alabama
5th Round: Quanterus Smith, DE, Western Kentucky
6th Round: Josh Boyce, WR, TCU
7th Round: Marcus Latimore, RB, South Carolina

2013 Roster:

QB: RG3, Cousins
RB: Morris, Royster, Helu
FB: Young
TE: Davis, Paulsen, Paul
WR: Garcon, Morgan, Moss, Hankerson, Briscoe, Boyce
LT: TWilliams, Compton
LG: Kory L, Hurt
C: Montgomery, LeRibeus
RG: Chester, Gettis
RT: Harris, Oday Aboushi

RDE: Bowen, Golston
NT: Cofield, Baker, Neild
LDE: Carriker, Jenkins

ROLB: Orakpo, Jackson
RILB: Fletcher, Grant, Robinson
LILB: Riley, Nico Johnson
LOLB: Kerrigan, Alexander

CB: Lewis, Hall, Wilson, Howard, Crawford
SS: Meriweather, Gomes
FS: Golston, Dj Swearinger

KR: Helu
PR: Crawford
K: Forbath
LS: Sundberg
P: Rocca

Practice squad:

1. Quanterus Smith, OLB, Western Kentucky
2. Chase Minifield, CB
3. Jordan Bernstein, DB
4. Anunoby, Chigbo DL
5. Boyle, Pat G
6. Jordan Rodgers, QB, Vanderbilt

Injured Reserve:

Marcus Latimore, RB

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