The biggest factor in deciding on the size of a contract is how much other, comparable players are making. The Redskins got some needed data with deals signed today.
As free agency moves into its next phase prices for players start to drop and the Redskins may have received some guidance from deals given out this morning at two positions of need.
On area they are looking is at safety. Nate Allen re-signed with the Eagles for one year. His base will be $2 million and he has a chance to earn another $1 million in incentives.