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Top 5 Redskins With Biggest Salary Cap Numbers

by Chuck Carroll
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Brian Orakpo (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Brian Orakpo (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — With their top draft picks — Trent Murphy and Morgan Moses — still yet to sign, the Washington Redskins have about $2.58 million in available cap space, according to NFLPA records.

Here is a look a the five players with the biggest salary cap numbers currently on the team’s roster.

1.) Brian Orakpo – $11.46 million

The linebacker signed a one-year franchise tender that made him the most expensive player on the roster this year. That number roughly equates to $715,937.50 per regular season game. His status with the team beyond this season remains uncertain.

2.) Trent Williams – $10.98 million

The 2010 first-round draft pick is entering the fifth year of a six-year deal with the team. Williams is due a base salary of $7.25 million along with $3.73 million in bonus money. The number roughly equates to $686,250 per regular season game.

3.) Pierre Garçon – $9.70 million

The wide receiver is entering the third year of a five-year deal with the team. He is due a base salary of $7.1 million along with $2.6 million in bonus money. That number roughly equates to $606,250 per regular season game.

4.) Barry Cofield – $7.68 million

Cofield is entering the fourth year of a six-year contract with the team. The defensive tackle agreed to restructure his contract last season to help the team as it struggled with a restricted salary cap. This season, he is due a base salary of $4.56 million along with $2.98 million in bonus money. That number roughly equates to $480,000 per regular season game.

5.) Stephen Bowen – $7.02 million

The defensive end is entering the fourth year of a five-year deal with serious health concerns. Bowen, 30, underwent microfracture surgery to repair a crippled right knee in December and recovery time was estimated to be six months. He is due a base salary of $4.4 million along with $2.62 million in bonus money. That number equates to $438,750 per regular season game.

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