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Randel El to the Redskins

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Not that it surprises me any, Antwaan Randle El signed with the Washington Redskins for an absorbent amount of money.


Washington and Randle El's agent, Fletcher Smith of CSMG Sports, finalized a seven-year contract worth $31 million that includes $11.5 million in bonuses. The deal is voidable after the sixth year.

The Bears fielded an offer:


Randle El made a bit of a tough call Saturday, rejecting a six-year, $18 million (including $8 million to sign) to play for the Bears in his native Illinois.Randle El made a bit of a tough call Saturday, rejecting a six-year, $18 million (including $8 million to sign) to play for the Bears in his native Illinois.

Randle El can give all the reasons he wants for going to Washington, but in the end we all know it comes down to money and Chicago GM Angelo refuses to overpay or get into a price war with anybody and in the end we are better for it.