Zach Brown’s toddle within the nation’s capital is over.
The Redskins are releasing the typical linebacker, a offer urged NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Washington tried to store Brown, with plenty of groups expressing ardour, however the Redskins failed to search out an appropriate deal. The switch clears $5.75 million off the books.
The body of workers on Wednesday also parted methods with defensive lineman Stacy McGee, per Pelissero. The defender’s originate saves the purging Redskins $3.88 million if Washington designates the lineman as a post-June 1 chop.
The 29-year-aged Brown, ranked No. 29 on our top free brokers record, hits the originate market as a productive linebacker whose role petered out down the stretch in 2018. He quiet performed the year because the recreation’s third-ranked heart linebacker, per Pro Football Heart of attention. It mustn’t rep prolonged for Brown to land one other gig.
McGee, also 29, saw final season sideswiped by a groin ruin after inking a mainly doomed, five-year, $25 million pact before the 2017 marketing campaign. Failing to materialize as a component, the faded Raiders sixth-rounder could perhaps be coping with his closing shot for an NFL role.