Nationals grace cover of Sports Illustrated’s 2015 MLB preview issue

The Washington Nationals, pegged by many as 2015 World Series favorites and boasting what is considered to be the best pitching rotation in baseball, grace the cover of Sports Illustrated this week in anticipation of the upcoming MLB season.

Photo via @Nationals and @SINow.

Photo via @Nationals and @SINow.

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Report: Jarvis Jenkins agrees to deal with Bears

The Redskins continue to overhaul their defensive line. This time it comes in the form of a departure.

Former Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins has agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.

Photo by Brian Murphy.

Photo by Brian Murphy.

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Reports: Redskins sign Chris Culliver, lose Brian Orakpo to Titans

The Redskins spent the week shoring up their defensive line and have now begun to address the secondary by signing former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver.

The deal is worth four years, $32 million, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Yahoo Sports’ Rand Getlin.

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Reports: Redskins sign defensive tackle Terrance Knighton

By Jake Russell

The Redskins added their second defensive lineman of the week by signing former Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance “Pot Roast” Knighton, according to reports.

The deal is for one year and $4 million, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson.

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Redskins to host Browner, Knighton and Cox

With former Chicago Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea being their first reported signing on Tuesday, the NFL’s first day of free agency and the beginning of its new league year, things seem to be picking up on the second day for the Washington Redskins.

The burgundy and gold are set to receive visits from at least three free agents this week at defensive positions of need. Two will reportedly visit on Wednesday.

According to reports, former New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner will visit the Redskins on Thursday after meeting with the New Orleans Saints.

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Redskins re-sign Niles Paul

By Jake Russell

On the eve of the NFL free agency negotiating period, the Washington Redskins reportedly retained their only tight end that was set to hit the open market.

Four-year veteran Niles Paul was re-signed to a three-year, $10 million contract according to multiple reports.

Photo by Brian Murphy

Photo by Brian Murphy

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