The Insider: Redskins Roster


Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/29/2013

Chase Minnifield promoted to Redskins’ roster from practice squad

The cornerback was re-signed to the practice squad in September after he failed to make the season-opening roster.

By Mark Maske  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chase Minnifield, Redskins Roster, Roster moves

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 09/14/2013

Pat White released by Redskins

The quarterback is let go to make room on the roster for place kicker John Potter, who could be called on to fill in for the injured Kai Forbath on Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  02:49 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Kai Forbath, Pat White, Redskins Roster, Roster

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Redskins announce numbers for 10 offseason additions

The 10 Redskins added so far this offseason get their jersey numbers.

By Mike Jones  |  03:13 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jersey numbers, Redskins Roster

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Safety Tanard Jackson remains under contract to Redskins

Suspended safety's one-year deal rolls over into the 2013 season, but he still must be reinstated by the NFL to be eligible to play.

By Mark Maske  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense, Redskins Roster, Tanard Jackson

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Offseason questions: Is Josh LeRibeus ready for a larger role?

Is center/guard ready to contend for a starting job?

By Mike Jones  |  11:29 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  josh leribeus, offseason questions, Redskins, Redskins personnel, Redskins Roster

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Fred Davis cleared to ramp up physical activity

Tight end is recovering from season-ending Achilles’ tendon injury.

By Mike Jones  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Redskins Roster

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Johnathan Cyprien looks to become the next small-school player to shine in the NFL

Florida International University safety is determined to prove he is the best player at his position at the NFL combine

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL scouting combine, Redskins draft, Redskins prospects, Redskins Roster

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 02/20/2013

London Fletcher says he's still deciding whether to play next season

Linebacker wants to be sure he can play at a level that satisfies him

By Sarah Kogod and Mark Maske  |  05:35 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins, Redskins Roster

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Offseason questions: Can the Redskins count on Brandon Meriweather?

Safety never managed to give the Washington Redskins an extended look at his ability in 2012.

By Mike Jones  |  10:11 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, offseason questions, Redskins, Redskins Roster

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Redskins sign nose tackle Ron Brace

Barry Cofield and Chris Neild also are under contract

By Mike Jones  |  11:18 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Redskins sign six players to futures contracts [updated]

Washington controls their rights through the offseason, and the players will be able to take part in OTAs.

By Mike Jones  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/07/2013

DeAngelo Hall willing to discuss reworking contract to remain with Redskins

Free agents-to-be Kory Lichtensteiger, Lorenzo Alexander also say they want to be back next season.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Kory Lichtensteiger, Lorenzo Alexander, Redskins offseason, Redskins Roster, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Redskins add LB Vic So'oto to roster, G Pat Boyle to practice squad

Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander suffered a stinger in last week's game against Cleveland

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Cornerback D.J. Johnson vying for time in Redskins' secondary

Size and experience give him the edge to replace Cedric Griffin as third cornerback

By Mike Jones  |  06:07 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.J. Johnson, defensive backs, Redskins, Redskins Roster

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Redskins promote rookie T Tom Compton to 53-man roster

Rookie says his skills are greatly improved

By Mike Jones  |  06:47 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins offense, Redskins Roster, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Cedric Griffin is a good kid who "made a bad decision," Mike Shanahan says

Four-game suspension another blow to Washington's battered secondary

By Mark Maske  |  03:22 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cedric Griffin, Redskins, Redskins Roster, Redskins suspensions

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Redskins feel very fortunate' to bring Bryan Kehl back

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett counted themselves as fortunate to have landed inside linebacker Bryan Kehl.

By Mike Jones  |  04:31 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryan Kehl, Jason Babin, Redskins roster moves, Roster

Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Redskins put in failed waiver claim for lineman Jason Babin

Pass-rush specialist, cut by Eagles, was awarded to Jaguars.

By Mark Maske  |  07:40 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Babin, Redskins, Redskins Roster

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Redskins claim LB Bryan Kehl off waivers

Former Redskin was released by Kansas City Tuesday.

By Mike Jones  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Redskins place Keenan Robinson on IR, sign LB Roddrick Muckelroy

Linebacker had been spelling veteran London Fletcher

By Mike Jones  |  02:10 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Redskins bring back RB Keiland Williams, cut Ryan Grant

Williams could challenge Evan Royster for third-down duties.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  keiland williams, Redskins roster moves, Redskins running backs

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Redskins sign kicker Kai Forbath [updated]

Former UCLA kicker has never attempted a field goal in the NFL.

By Mike Jones  |  02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins kickers, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Redskins sign kicker Kai Forbath [updated]

Former UCLA kicker has never attempted a field goal in the NFL.

By Mike Jones  |  02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins kickers, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Ryan Grant agrees to deal with Redskins

The former Green Bay Packer is brought in to bolster Washington's banged-up corps of running backs.

By Mike Jones  |  07:15 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins running backs, Ryan Grant

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Redskins sign CB David Jones, release injured Crezdon Butler

Lineman Chigbo Anunoby is added to the practice squad.

By Mike Jones  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Rex Grossman accepts decision to deactivate him for first two games

Veteran quarterback says he's 'looking forward to being a part of this team in whatever way I can.'

By Mark Maske  |  04:45 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins quarterbacks, Redskins Roster, Rex Grossman

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Mike Shanahan: Bruce Allen and Chris Cooley spoke Thursday

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen spoke to former tight end Chris Cooley on Thursday, coach Mike Shanahan said Friday.

By Mike Jones  |  03:38 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Redskins set to sign Justin Snow as longsnapper

Redskins make selection two days after Nick Sundberg broke his left arm in New Orleans.

By Mark Maske  |  12:13 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins roster; Redskins longsnapper

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Former Navy RB Eric Kettani signed to Redskins practice squad

Kettani led Navy in rushing yardage in 2007

By Gene Wang  |  11:59 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Kettani, Navy, Redskins, Redskins Roster

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Safety Jordan Bernstine lost for season; Redskins add free agent Jordan Pugh

Rookie seventh-round draft pick tore three ligaments in his right knee.

By Mike Jones  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense, Redskins injuries, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Kory Lichtensteiger is healthy enough to play Sunday, Shanahan says

Guard's conditioning may be an issue as game against Saints wears on

By Mark Maske  |  04:09 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins Roster, Redskins-Saints, Washington Redskins

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Aldrick Robinson isn’t satisfied despite making Redskins’ 53-man roster

Although he has made the roster, wide receiver Aldrick Robinson says “I can’t just stop here. I’ve got to make plays for this team."

By Mike Jones  |  09:25 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster moves, Wide receivers

Posted at 09:08 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Crezdon Butler set to play catch-up with Redskins

Cornerback, once again healthy, has played in similar defensive schemes.

By Mike Jones  |  09:08 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense; defensive backs; cornerbacks; Crezdon Butler, Redskins defense, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Lichtensteiger ’100 percent’ sure he’ll be ready to face Saints

Guard Kory Lichtensteiger says he's sure he'll be ready to play Sunday in New Orleans after missing the Redskins' entire preseason following arthroscopic knee surgery.

By Mark Maske  |  06:38 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kory Lichtensteiger; Kory Lichtensteiger knee injury; Washington Redskins; Redskins injuries; Redskins offensive line; Redskins roster

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Redskins depth chart: WR Josh Morgan listed as starter opposite Pierre Garcon

Josh Morgan has ascended to the starting wide receiver position opposite Pierre Garcon on the new depth chart.

By Mike Jones  |  05:49 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  depth chart, Redskins players, Redskins roster, Redskins starters, Redskins wide receivers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Redskins finalize practice squad

The Washington Redskins announce the signings of five more players to round out their practice squad.

By Mike Jones  |  11:41 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Five areas to monitor as the Redskins enter Week 1 of the NFL season

As Sunday's season opener approaches, here are five things to watch as the Redskins get back to work.

By Mike Jones  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/01/2012

Redskins add CB Crezdon Butler to round out 53-man roster

The Washington Redskins have filled their final roster spot, claiming cornerback Crezdon Butler off of the waiver wire, bringing their number of players at his position to five.

By Mike Jones  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins; redskins roster updates; Redskins defense; defensive backs; roster moves; defense

Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Dezmon Briscoe makes Redskins’ roster as team announces cut to 52 players

Wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe is still on the roster as the Redskins announce their cuts down to 52 players, one below the league-required reduction to 53.

By Mark Maske  |  10:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dezmon Briscoe, Redskins, Redskins cuts, Redskins moves, Redskins news, Redskins roster, Redskins roster moves, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:44 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins release WR Anthony Armstrong

After failing in attempts to trade him to the Miami Dolphins, the Redskins cut 2010's second leading wideout.

By Mike Jones  |  08:44 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Redskins roster moves, redskins updates, Redskins wide receivers

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins safety Tanard Jackson suspended indefinitely for violating NFL substance abuse policy

Jackson, who had been competing for a backup safety position, violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy for a third time, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  05:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense; Tanard Jackson; Redskins safeties, Redskins roster

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins discussing trade involving WR Anthony Armstrong, RB Steve Slaton

The Redskins and Dolphins are discussing a trade that would send wide receiver Anthony Armstrong to Miami for running back Steve Slaton.

By Mike Jones  |  01:13 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Redskins running backs; redskins roster moves;, Redskins wide receivers

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Brandon Banks makes Redskins’ 53-man roster

Washington Redskins receiver/return man Brandon Banks apparently showed coach Mike Shanahan enough to make the team.

By Mike Jones  |  12:41 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Washington Redskins; redskins updates; redskins roster cuts; redskins 53-man roster; nfl updates; brandon banks; aldrick robinson

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Here’s your noon Redskins’ roster update

Sixteen players have been informed they will be released so far.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster, Redskins roster cutdown

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Redskins’ cutdown day begins

The cuts have started as the Redskins whittle their roster down to the mandated 53-man limit by Friday's 9 p.m. deadline.

By Mike Jones  |  07:32 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jonathan Crompton, Mike Shanahan, Quarterbacks, Redskins roster, Rex Grossman, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:02 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Erik Cook is among Redskins’ final roster cuts

Backup center Erik Cook is among the first of the team's final cuts as it works to trim its roster to 53 by the Friday night deadline.

By Mike Jones  |  10:02 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins roster