Kyle joined Kubiak's staff in Houston as a wide receivers coach in 2006 and rose to offensive coordinator before leaving to join the Redskins in January 2010. Kubiak has enjoyed watching Kyle's evolution from afar the last three seasons.
Players and teams around the league reached agreements throughout the day, while representatives for free agents echoed a frustrated refrain: the Redskins don't have enough money to seriously pursue their clients.
This used to be the time of year when Dan Snyder's Bombardier BD-700 jet with the Redskins helmet on the tail zipped across the country and scooped up big-name free agents. For better, but usually worse, the Redskins owned free agency.
Dressed in a pink tie and a dark gray three-piece suit, Griffin appeared before both chambers of the Texas Legislature for resolutions honoring his career.
Robert Griffin III remains ahead of schedule in his rehabilitation from major knee surgery.
Overall, coach Mike Shanahan lived up to his word. The Redskins mostly remained idle, limited by having only $3 million or so of salary cap space because of their $18 million cap penalty.
General manager Bruce Allen, in his first detailed comments about the penalty, called it a "travesty of fairness." Coach Mike Shanahan, meanwhile, expressed frustration but vowed to make the best of the team's financial limitations.
Allen said the team is still hoping to recover some portion of the $18 million docked by the league for the upcoming season. He didn't specify how that might occur but ruled out a lawsuit against the NFL.
Right tackles generally aren't valued as highly as left tackles, largely because right tackles don't protect a right-handed quarterback's blind side. That creates an interesting dichotomy when it comes to drafting them.