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Morning links: Washington on Marshall watch

Here are some links to check out this morning.

Jason Reid of the Washington Post says that the first post-Donovan McNabb move for the Redskins could be going after Denver restricted free agent Brandon Marshall. With Washington head coach Mike Shanahan having coached Marshall in Denver it makes some sense. However, it’s also been reported that Shanahan was at his wit’s end with Marshall and would have gotten rid of him had he remained in Denver.

The other team that has been rumored to be interested in Marshall, the New York Jets, apparently are not interested according to this report.

John Niyo of the Detroit News reports that new Lions offensive lineman Rob Sims will likely start at left guard.

“I want to come in and solidify that left guard position,” Sims said. “I just needed a fresh start, and I didn't see any place other than Detroit that was as welcoming to what I needed and what I wanted."

Clare Farnsworth of previews this year’s defensive line draft class.

Utah Safety Robert Johnson will reportedly visit Seattle. At 6-foot-2, 230 pounds Johnson projects as a mid-to-late round selection.

Don Banks of Sports Illustrated points to 10 unheralded NFL draft prospects who could make an impact on the league, appropriate naming it the Wes Walker Watch List.

Peter King of Sports Illustrated interviews wide receiver Donte Stallworth, who for the first time in print retells the events that led to the car accident and tragic death of Mario Reyes.

Brett Favre is a grandpa. Favre’s daughter Brittany recently gave birth to a baby boy, Parker Brett.

Frank Cooney of previews the running backs in this year’s draft class.

According to this report from Daniel Kaplan of the Sports Business Journal, league commissioner Roger Goodell wants the NFL’s revenue to reach $25 billion by 2027. In order to do that, the league’s revenue would need to generate $1 million in additional revenue each year until then.