Are the Redskins doing the fitting factor reducing Josh Norman?
The Washington Redskins have launched Josh Norman, however is it actually the fitting transfer?Ron Rivera has are available in as head coach of the Washington Redskins prepared to alter the tradition, and it was a matter of time earlier than it prolonged to the roster. In line with Mike Garafolo of NFL Community, they’ll launch cornerback Josh Norman.Norman was headed into the ultimate yr of his contract. The Redskins will clear $12.5 million in cap area, whereas taking over $three million in lifeless cash.Over his first three seasons in Washington, Norman performed 96 %, 82 % (in 14 video games) and 100 % of the defensive snaps. However final yr he grew to become a part-time participant, on the sphere for simply 53 % of the defensive snaps (over 12 games-eight begins).Norman was lively however didn’t see the sphere in Week 12 final season, then performed simply 5 % of the snaps in Week 13, didn’t play Week 14 after which performed eight % of the snaps in Week 15 earlier than being inactive once more in Week 16 and Week 17.Professional Soccer Focus graded Norman negatively in 2018, and he bought the 12th-worst protection grade from PFF amongst 128 certified cornerbacks final yr.Below no circumstance is a part-time cornerback value a $15.5 million cap hit, not to mention one which’s been an ineffective as Norman has turn out to be. He began his profession in Carolina beneath Rivera, which beneath plenty of circumstances might have been a lifeline for Norman to stay round in Washington. However bear in mind the Panthers used the franchise tag on Norman after his Professional Bowl season in 2015 earlier than rescinding it, making him a free agent and he wound up signing with the Redskins. Subsequent: 5 groups who might commerce for Andy Dalton Norman’s identify fame and his degree of play merely don’t match anymore. It was blatantly apparent he ought to launched this offseason, impartial of who would in the end be making the choice, and for as soon as Washington made the fitting transfer.