Scherff Signs (His Tag)
Brandon Scherff didn't ever seem to be going anywhere, but according a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, that's about to be official.
Scherff will count $15.03 million against the salary cap in 2020.
The Redskins and Scherff can work together on a long-term deal before the normal deadline of July 15th or he'll play the sixth year of his NFL career on the one-year hefty price tag.
The Redskins also have to decide how much money they want to spend on a guard, which is not considered a premium position.
Washington has lost Ereck Flowers in free agency while signing Wes Schweitzer and Jeremy Vujnovich.
They also have to try and figure out if Scherff, with a two-year injury history having missed 13 games over the last two seasons, is worth a four or five year deal at more than $13 million per year on average.
Scherff is probably asking for around $15 million per season and maybe for a five-year deal.
There's no chance that I would be willing to do that.
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