Redskins.com's Stephen Czarda recaps what the Redskins' 2017 opponents have done in free agency so far. Today's look is at the Los Angeles Rams.
The Washington Redskins will soon know their schedule for the 2017 regular season after learning this week of their four-game preseason slate.
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While the Redskins don't know when they'll be playing their 2017 matchups just yet, they do know already who they'll be facing:
2017 Home Games: Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants.
2017 Away Games: Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers, New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants.
There's still the potential for a handful of free agent transactions in the coming weeks before the NFL Draft, but here's a look at what the Redskins' opponents have been up to in recent months starting with the Los Angeles Rams:
Los Angeles has been busy in the first offseason under new head coach Sean McVay, eager to put 12 seasons of .500 records or worse in the rearview mirror.
Among those that the Rams decided to part ways with in recent months included backup running back Tre Mason, tight end Lance Kendricks and defensive end Eugene Sims.
The Rams also decided not to re-sign wide receiver Brian Quick, who joined the Redskins off the best season of his career.
In March, the Rams placed the franchise tag on cornerback Trumaine Johnson. The 27-year-old posted 57 tackles with 11 passes defensed during the 2016 season. For his career, the Montana product has amassed 263 tackles with 53 passes defensed, 16 interceptions, two defensive touchdowns and a fumble forced.
Joining Johnson on the defensive side of the football this year will be former Pro Bowl linebacker Connor Barwin, defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker and cornerbacks Kayvon Webster and Nickell Robey-Coleman among others.
Barwin, 30, joins Los Angeles after four seasons with the Eagles in which he recorded 31.5 sacks and five fumbles forced.
Offensively, the Rams have added two veteran offensive linemen that are currently expected to start in tackle Andrew Whitworth and center John Sullivan.
A three-time Pro Bowler and 2015 first-team All-Pro, Whitworth lands in Los Angeles after spending the first 11 seasons of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals.
The 2006 second-round pick has appeared in 168 regular season games with 164 starts.
Sullivan, meanwhile, re-joins McVay after spending last season in Washington. He appeared in 13 games, but started just once as Spencer Long settled in as the Redskins' starting center.
Running back Lance Dunbar, wide receiver Robert Woods and quarterback Aaron Murray will also be new faces.