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Daily Recap: Redskins D-Line Needs Mesh Well With Strength of the Upcoming Draft; Montravius Adams To The Redskins at 17?

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D-Line Needs Mesh Well With Strength of the Upcoming Draft; Montravius Adams To The Redskins at 17?

Below is a daily recap of Redskins information from around the internet.

Details of Redskins long-snapper Nick Sundberg’s new contract came out this morning. The deal is a 4-year deal worth $4.4 million and $610,000 signing bonus. His base salary will be $900,000 in 2017. The terms of the contract will likely keep Sundberg a Redskins player for the rest of his career.

–CSN Mid-Atlantic wrote an article about the interest the San Francisco 49ers have in Redskins QB Kirk Cousins. CSN points out that the Niners interest will likely not fade any at all now that San Fran hired John Lynch as their new GM. Click HERE to read the full article.

–The New Orleans Saints hired former Redskins special teams assistant Bradford Banta.

–During a call with the Sports Junkies Tuesday, Charley Casserly said the way Kirk Cousins ended his last two seasons may hinder contract negotiations with the Redskins. Listen below:

–ESPN’s John Keim writes that the Redskins defensive line needs mesh well with strength of the upcoming draft. “The defensive line is the best it’s been in my history doing [the draft] in terms of depth,” ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper said recently. Click HERE to read the full article.

–HOFer Wayne Millner was born on this date in 1913. Millner spent his entire career w/ the Redskins and helped lead them to NFL Championship in 1937.

–Redskins tight end Vernon Davis turned 33 today.

–ESPN’s John Keim takes a look at the Redskins top money makers heading into the 2017 season.

  • Cornerback Josh Norman ($20 million)
  • Left tackle Trent Williams ($15.2 million)
  • Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan ($11.7 million)
  • Tight end Jordan Reed ($5.8 million)
  • Guard Brandon Scherff ($5.79 million)
  • Safety DeAngelo Hall ($5.06 million)
  • Guard Shawn Lavuao ($5 million)
  • Center Kory Lichtensteiger ($4.05 million)
  • Defensive end Ricky Jean Francois ($4 million)
  • Quarterback Colt McCoy ($3.6 million)

Click HERE to read the full article.

–Redskins linebacker Junior Galette took to Instagram to announce that he will be signing a contract with the team on Wednesday.

Read the full article by clicking HERE.

Redskins .com writes about Arie Kouandjio’s Journey From Cameroon To Starting In The NFL. “I know my journey started in Africa and I moved over here,” Kouandjio said. “Whenever I’m out there I think of who I am, but not really where I am, if I’m American or anything like that. I got other things to think about at the moment, I’m just trying to be me.”

– has been taking a look at different draft possibilities for the team at pick 17 in this years draft. Today they looked at Auburn defensive lineman Montravius Adams. USA Today’s Luke Easterling has the Redskins getting defensive line help in the Auburn defensive lineman Montravius Adams with the 17th-overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft in his most recently posted mock draft.

During his time at Auburn, Adams appeared in 52 games, collecting 151 tackles along with 11 sacks, three fumbles forced, three fumbles recovered and two interceptions.

He was consistent in his production over his final three seasons with the Tigers, collecting at least 43 tackles each season. He had his most productive season as a senior in 2016, registering 44 tackles along with four sacks including a career-high 1.5 sacks against Georgia on Nov. 12.

Adams was named a second-team All-SEC selection at the conclusion of the regular season.

Click HERE to read the full article.

We’ll have more Redskins news bits tomorrow—> HTTR!!!

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