Corry points out that the projects the non-exclusive franchise tag to cost $27.067 million, while the exclusive tag will cost $32.509 million.
Per NJ.com’s Mike Kaye, Eagles DC Jim Schwartz said that while they weren’t able to find a role for DE Genard Avery as much as they had hoped to on defense when they traded a 2021 fourth-round pick to the Browns for him, they still value him going forward: “He’s not as big or as tall as some of our other defensive ends, but he does have some value.”
According to NFL Media’s Peter Schrager, the Giants will interview Ravens DC Don Martindale on Saturday.
The Giants will interview former Packers HC Mike McCarthy likely on Friday. (Ian Rapoport)
According to the Athletic’s Rhiannon Walker, Redskins LT Trent Williams is considering a return to the team following the dismissal of GM Bruce Allen after previously saying he’d “never be a Redskin again.”
NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports Redskins HC Ron Rivera will interview 2019 OC Kevin O’Connell to potentially continue in the position in 2020.
He adds new Redskins DC Jack Del Rio will have play-calling responsibility. Rivera took over defensive play-calling late in 2018 and continued through his final year in Carolina.
Del Rio plans to switch Washington from a 3-4 to a 4-3 base defense. (Les Carpenter)
Redskins interim HC and former OL coach Bill Callahan won’t return in 2020. (John Keim)
Most of Washington’s defensive coaching staff won’t return either, with a few offensive assistants interviewing to potentially stay on. (JP Finlay)