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Redskins may lose Lorenzo Alexander and Fred Davis via Free Agency

The Redskins have come out of the gate, as some have described it, with the modus operandi of “keeping the band together,” resigning several key veterans over the past few days, most recently inking deals with punter Sav Rocca, long snapper Nick Sundberg, and defensive end Kedric Golston.

But even with those efforts, they’re about to lose two key players from their 2012 roster.

Linebacker, special teams ace, Pro Bowler, and current free agent Lorenzo Alexander indicated that he will be selecting the team he intends to sign with for the 2013 season, and it appears that team won’t be the Redskins. Alexander’s agent even tweeted that his client has chosen a new team, and there are reports out of Arizona that Alexander is there right now — meaning his signing with the Arizona Cardinals, one of the presumed front-runners to sign him, could be imminent.

In addition, free agent tight end Fred Davis could be headed to the Cleveland Browns. There are various reports indicating the Browns have expressed interest in Davis, and it could be between Cleveland and Washington as far as where Davis signs. Davis is from the Toledo area, and Jon Embree, the current tight ends coach in Cleveland, once coached Davis when Embree was on the Redskins staff in the same position. Add in the fact of the Redskins alarming lack of salary cap space — they reportedly had less than $1 million in cap room as of this morning — and it’s easy to believe Cleveland has the upper hand in any negotiations with Davis.

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3 Responses to “Redskins may lose Lorenzo Alexander and Fred Davis via Free Agency”

  1. Ghost of Sammy Baugh says:

    Assumptions from FA [updated 3/12 10:30 a.m.]

    01 – MADIEU WILLIAMS is out of Pro football
    02 – D-HALL is released – CHECK
    03 – CB signed in FA
    04 – CEDRICK GRIFFIN signs elsewhere
    05 – LONDON FLETCHER is given a new 2-year contract at 4 million in 2013
    06 – LO-A is resigned
    07 – BRYAN KEHL signs elsewhere
    08 – CHRIS WILSON signs elsewhere
    09 – ADAM CARRIKER is released – BOMBED
    10 – KEDRICK GOLSTON re-signs – CHECK
    11 – KENTWAN BALMER signs elsewhere
    12 – REX GROSSMAN is signed for 1 million 1 year.
    13 – SANTANA MOSS is released – BOMBED
    14 – FRED DAVIS signs elsewhere
    15 – CHRIS COOLEY is out of Pro football
    16 – RFA’s PAULSEN, SUNDBERG, YOUNG, JACKSON, and BAKER are resigned – CHECK
    17 – TONY PASHOS is signed – CHECK
    18 – TYLER POLUMBUS is re-signed
    20 – JORDAN BLACK sign elsewhere
    21 – SAV ROCCA is re-signed – CHECK
    22 – BRANDON BANKS is not offered. – CHECK

    And TANARD JACKSON, I have NO idea.

  2. Ghost of Sammy Baugh says:

    Alexander down and one to go. I can’t see how we pay DAVIS anything.

  3. Ghost of Sammy Baugh says:

    11-3 pretty good prognosticating at this point.

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