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The Washington Redskins opened free agency not with the familiar Dan Snyder splash but instead with a few noteworthy ripples, keeping a couple of key players while adding an offensive lineman, a special teams standout and a No. 2 receiver.
Capsules of the 16 NFC teams entering NFL free agency, which begins Tuesday:
Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo did not play in his team's season finale against the New York Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
What would have been a dramatic recovery under a backup quarterback instead became the latest in a long string of defeats for the Redskins on Sunday, with Kirk Cousins' conversion pass broken up and Washington falling to Atlanta, 27-26, for its sixth consecutive loss.
Occasionally, Perry Riley will head home after a day at Redskins Park and turn on his television, looking to have something sports-related on in the background. Not Wednesday. "History Channel, Discovery Channel," Riley said. "I tried to stay away from SportsCenter or NFL Network. It's not looking too good for us on those channels."
Cousins completed 7 of 16 passes for 59 yards, with his longest pass a 15-yard completion to wide receiver Joshua Morgan on his second attempt. He fumbled two plays later when he was sacked by Chiefs outside linebacker Frank Zombo, losing 15 yards as the Redskins recovered.
Five questions Redskins beat writer Zac Boyer has heading into Washington's Monday night game against the San Francisco 49ers.
The Washington Redskins were only whistled for four penalties in Sunday's crippling 24-16 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. But offensive lineman Trent Williams accused umpire Roy Ellison of cursing him late in the first half.
Redskins beat reporter Zac Boyer poses five questions heading into Sunday's game against San Diego