Redskins’ expiring contracts become focus ahead of roster moves
P Sav Rocca, 39: His net average of 37.2 yards ranked 29th in the NFL. Unrestricted.
FS Tanard Jackson, 28: He is suspended at least through the summer for multiple violations of the NFL’s drug policy. The Redskins penciled him in to start in 2012. UPDATE, March 4:Jackson’s one-year contract will toll in 2013 because he was suspended for 2012, a league source confirmed. However, he is not eligible for reinstatement until late August. The Washington Post first reported the news.
FS Madieu Williams, 31: Surrendered some big pass plays because of a lack of speed. Coaches liked his intelligence. Unrestricted.
CB Cedric Griffin, 30: No. 3 corner missed half the season because of a hamstring injury and a performance-enhancing drug suspension. At 6 feet, he provides length. Unrestricted.
DE Kedric Golston, 30: A valuable reserve defensive lineman in the rotation and key special teamer played on a one-year deal. Unrestricted.
NT Chris Baker, 25: Baker took advantage of Chris Neild’s knee injury and showed he could help anchor against the run. Exclusive rights free agent.
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