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In good cap shape

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With four of their six draft choices already under contract, the Redskins have about $6.5 million left to spend this season if they so choose. First-rounder Brian Orakpo and third-rounder Kevin Barnes should account for about $3.1 million between them, leaving more than $3 million to sign veterans during training camp and/or replacements when players head to injured reserve during the season.

All of Washington’s draft picks signed so far received 4-year deals. Fifth-rounder Cody Glenn’s signing bonus was approximately $175,000. Sixth-rounder Robert Henson’s was $102,000. Seventh-rounders Eddie Williams and Marko Mitchell received roughly $60,000 and $45,000, respectively.

— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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