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THE QUESTION

Will Redskins take the Yankee approach?

With an uncapped year ahead, will the perennial offseason Super Bowl champion Washington Redskins take the New York Yankee approach and try to buy a Super Bowl by loading up on high-priced free agents?

Posted by Matt Brooks on March 5, 2010 12:00 AM
FROM THE PANEL

NFL has bigger fish to fry

This year's free agency structure is set up perfectly for a team like the Redskins that would rather fill its need through free agency than the draft, but the NFL has bigger issues to worry about at the moment

Posted by Doug Farrar, on March 5, 2010 7:57 AM

New regime could spend wisely

If the new ownership is able to pursue free agents that will fortify the roster rather than just make headlines, the Redskins money could go farther than in years past.

Posted by Leonard Shapiro, on March 5, 2010 12:01 AM

Kids in a candy shop

In an uncapped year, the free-spending Redskins could raise the bar to a whole new level on the free agency market.

Posted by Michael Kun, on March 5, 2010 12:00 AM

Time for a new gameplan

Thursday's roster slashing could signal that the Redskins are finally ready to approach free agency with the goal of filling needs rather than making the big splash.

Posted by Dave Goldberg, on March 5, 2010 12:00 AM

Holes to fill

The Redskins have a number of holes to fill up and down the roster, and Daniel Snyder won't be afraid to break the bank to fill them with big name free agents.

Posted by Sean McCann, on March 5, 2010 12:00 AM

Will Redskins do as the Yankees do?

In an uncapped year, will the Redskins splurge on high-priced free agents with the aim of buying a Super Bowl?

Posted by Reader Poll, on March 5, 2010 12:00 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

BigTrees: Like any compulsive (fill-in-the-blank)... .. Just one more free agent! We can win it all with just one more. I'll see your $100 million an...

crucialruddy: The problem is, the Redskins have already taken the "Yankees" approach since Danny boy took over. Redskins never develop players! They alwa...

bgreston: I don't see any pro playing for free. Everybody tries to buy a championship. The difference is how and what you buy. Also the NY market is d...

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