The Washington Redskins drudged through a relatively difficult contract decision earlier in the year when they had to decide what to do with linebacker Brian Orakpo—hand the pass-rusher a huge contract, retain him by way of the franchise tag or simply let him walk.
Ultimately, the Redskins tagged Orakpo, but not even that situation is settled. And the front office has other looming contract decisions—most spanning over the next couple seasons but carrying an immediate reason for attention.
Here's a forecast for the Redskins' larger upcoming contract decisions.
Note: All contract numbers and salary figures provided by Spotrac.com.