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Richard Crawford saw his season end before it began, landing on IR after injuring both his ACL and LCL during preseason. Though his ability on defense remains untested, his obvious value is in punt returns, where he averaged 19.5 yards per return in 2012.
Crawford will earn $585,933 in 2014 and, along with Chase Minnifield earning $470,000, has a lot to prove, as well as a ton of potential.
David Amerson will be the second corner on the team and is set to earn $875,205 in his second season. As it stands, he is the top corner on the roster since Josh Wilson and DeAngelo Hall are both free agents.
Hall has more than earned a new contract as Washington's top corner, and judging by the one-year, $1.25 million deal he signed to come back before last season, he won't be too expensive.
Though it won't be the same discount, Hall isn't likely to see more than four years at $3 million per year. He's in his 10th year, has been solid but not elite and simply doesn't command top dollar anymore.
Wilson has been a disappointment since he arrived and won't be re-signed, nor should E.J. Biggers, who was versatile but underwhelming in 2013.
Even with Hall and Amerson, the Redskins may pursue a corner in free agency, and the likes of Alterraun Verner may be appealing. He doesn't get the hype or praise that Seattle's Richard Sherman gets, but statistically speaking, Verner is among the NFL's best cornerbacks.
He'll be a sought-after free agent if he doesn't re-sign with Tennessee, but he shouldn't net more than $7 million per year, at most.