As their 3-13 record in 2013 would indicate, the Washington Redskins will enter the free-agent period with a litany of holes on their roster.
While wide receiver and the defensive line would certainly fall under this umbrella, the largest holes would seem to be along the offensive line and in the secondary.
A healthy Robert Griffin III sitting the final three games of last season speaks to the inadequacy of Washington's offensive linemen. With left tackle Trent Williams being the only sure thing up front, none of the remaining starters are above reproach.
Owning a total quarterback rating of 51.2 on the season, per ESPN, Ponder registered a total QBR of 95.0 against Washington's maligned secondary. On the season, opposing quarterbacks completed over 65 percent of their passes and tallied 29 passing touchdowns against the Redskins.
Fortunately for Washington, it'll have approximately $30 million in salary cap space, according to John Keim of ESPN.com, to address such deficiencies in free agency.
But remember, with the likes of linebacker Brian Orakpo and cornerback DeAngelo Hall set to be free agents, it's also money Washington will have to use to retain its own players.
With that said, here are five ideal free agents to fill the Redskins' needs.