Welcome back to free agency, Washington Redskins.
After being saddled with a $36 million salary-cap penalty over the past two seasons, Washington enters the 2014 offseason $28.6 million under the projected NFL salary cap, according to Comcast's Rich Tandler.
Additionally, evidenced by Washington's 3-13 record in 2013, there is certainly some money that it could clear from its cap sheet by releasing some over-the-hill veterans.
Nonetheless, even in the event the Redskins shed themselves of such albatross contracts, they'd be wise to adopt more of a frugal approach to free agency.
From Albert Haynesworth to Adam Archuleta, owner Dan Snyder's history is flush with high-priced failures in free agency.
With that said, here are five cost-effective moves the Redskins should make this offseason:
Salary cap information is courtesy of OverTheCap.com.