- Jones adds that Blackmon is currently reviewing his available options.
- Tarik El-Bashir reported last night that the Redskins and Blackmon were still discussing a new contract.
- According to El-Bashir, there is a “high” level of mutual interest between the Redskins and Blackmon. However, Blackmon could have other suitors once the market opens tomorrow.
- El-Bashir adds that Washington likes Blackmon’s experience and versatility at the position.
Blackmon, 31, wound up signing a one-year contract with the Redskins last year after traveling around the league during his eight-year NFL career. He’s in position to be once again be an unrestricted free agent.
In 2015, Blackmon appeared in 15 games and recorded 49 tackles, one sack, two interceptions, three forced fumbles, two recoveries and six pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 82 cornerback out of 111 qualifying players.