The Insider: Roster


Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Redskins add punter Blake Clingan, DE Brandon Moore suspended

Washington released veteran Sav Rocca in March, and now in Robert Malone and Blake Clingan has two young punters poised to compete.

By Mike Jones  |  04:55 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roster moves

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Josh Hull, Josh Bellamy and Ryan Mouton are cut by Redskins

Hull and Bellamy played special teams last season; Mouton was re-signed to a futures contract in January.

By Mike Jones  |  12:51 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roster cuts

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Redskins add third quarterback in Colt McCoy

Washington adds the former Cleveland Brown and San Francisco 49er, presumably to back up Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins.

By Mike Jones  |  11:40 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colt McCoy, free agency, Quarterbacks, Roster moves

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Redskins re-sign defensive back E.J. Biggers

Biggers said he didn’t receive specifics on his role, but added, “whatever they need, I’ll be ready.“

By Mike Jones  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, E.J. Biggers, Roster moves

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Redskins claim DE Brandon Moore off waivers

Moore, who signed with the Chargers as an undrafted rookie free agent last April, most recently spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs.

By Mike Jones  |  06:57 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Roster moves

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Redskins release C Will Montgomery

The Washington Redskins have informed center Will Montgomery that he will be released, the ninth-year veteran confirmed Friday morning.

By Mike Jones  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, Roster moves, Will Montgomery

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Redskins part ways with Adam Carriker, Sav Rocca, three others

The Redskins terminate the contracts of veteran defensive end Adam Carriker and punter Sav Rocca while also waiving running backs Jawan Jamison and Davin Meggett. The team also cut tight end Richard Quinn.

By Mike Jones  |  04:11 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Jawan Jamison, Roster moves, Sav Rocca

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Redskins re-sign defensive lineman Chris Baker

Washington announced that it has re-signed defensive lineman Chris Baker to ensure that he doesn’t hit the free agent market next week.

By Mike Jones  |  02:40 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Baker, defensive line, free agency, Roster moves

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Redskins re-sign DE Doug Worthington

Worthington missed all of last season after suffering a torn biceps tendon during offseason workouts.

By Mike Jones  |  09:55 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doug Worthington, Roster moves

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Redskins re-sign wide receiver Aldrick Robinson

Wide receiver Aldrick Robinson this week signed a one-year extension to remain with the Washington Redskins, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  10:38 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Roster moves

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Kirk Cousins and the Cleveland Browns

A roundup of what’s being written about the Redskins and others around the web.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:55 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Kyle Shanahan, Roster, Word around Washington

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Redskins mailbag: Salary cap, Gruden’s hires and roster needs

Jay Gruden is putting the finishing touches on his coaching staff, and this week is devoting much of his efforts to installing the offense with coordinator Sean McVay.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Foerster, coaches, Free agents, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Mailbag, Robert Griffin III, Roster, Salary cap

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Redskins sign WR David Gettis to futures contract

The Redskins announced on Tuesday that they have signed wide receiver David Gettis to a futures contract.

By Mike Jones  |  02:59 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, practice squad, Roster moves, Wide Receivers

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Will Compton ready to chip in after long wait

After 16 weeks of working, preparing and hoping to catch his break, rookie practice squad linebacker Will Compton finally received the nod earlier this week.

By Mike Jones  |  12:14 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, practice squad, Roster moves, Week 17, Will Compton

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Redskins claim former Broncos center J.D. Walton off waivers

The Redskins on Wednesday claimed former Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton off of waivers and released wide receiver Lance Lewis, according to the NFL’s daily transaction report.

By Mike Jones  |  06:10 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  offensive live, practice squad, Roster, Roster moves, Week 16, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Redskins promote Jawan Jamison to 53-man roster

The Redskins promoted rookie running back Jawan Jamison to the 53-man roster to fill the spot vacated by Evan Royster, who suffered a season-ending injury.

By Mike Jones  |  04:58 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evan Royster, Jawan Jamison, practice squad, Roster, Roster moves, Running backs, Week 15

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Redskins place Maurice Hurt on injured reserve

The Redskins placed guard/tackle Maurice Hurt on injured reserve, ending his quest to return to action this season.

By Mike Jones  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Maurice Hurt, Offensive line, Roster, Roster moves, Week 14

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Decision on Maurice Hurt coming today

After practicing with his team on an evaluation basis for the last three weeks, third-year offensive lineman Maurice Hurt will learn his fate today.

By Mike Jones  |  09:01 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maurice Hurt, Roster moves

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 03:58 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Stephen Bowen done for season, facing microfracture surgery

Washington Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen will miss the remainder of the season with what is believed to be cartilage damage that will require microfracture surgery to repair, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  03:58 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Baker, cornerbacks, defensive line, Injuries, Roster, Roster moves, Stephen Bowen, Week 13, Wide Receivers

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Redskins promote WR Lance Lewis to 53-man roster

The Redskins have promoted wide receiver Lance Lewis from their practice squad to their 53-man roster.

By Mike Jones  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Josh Morgan, Lance Lewis, Leonard Hankerson, practice squad, Roster, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Nick Williams eager to prove himself following promotion

After 10 weeks of living out of a portable metal locker in the center of the Redskins’ locker room, rookie wide receiver Nick Williams is ready to be a contributor.

By Mike Jones  |  02:08 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Williams, practice squad, Roster, special teams, Week 11

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Nick Williams will be promoted to Redskins 53-man roster from practice squad

The undrafted rookie wide receiver is expected to complete mostly for playing time on special teams.

By Mike Jones  |  02:41 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, Nick Williams, Roster, special teams

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Redskins release Jordan Pugh to make room for Brandon Meriweather

The Washington Redskins have waived safety Jordan Pugh to make room on the 53-man roster for Brandon Meriweather, who returned from a one-game suspension.

By Mike Jones  |  04:37 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Jordan Pugh, Roster, Safeties

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Special teams additions eager to chip in for Redskins

The three players signed on Tuesday each plan to contribute on special teams, and spent Wednesday getting acclimated to the Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  01:56 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agents, Roster, special teams, Week 7

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Redskins sign three to boost secondary and special teams, cut Pugh

By Mike Jones  |  03:46 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agents, Jordan Pugh, Roster, Secondary, special teams

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 09:56 AM ET, 09/06/2013

Kyle Shanahan: Pat White’s situation will be evaluated ‘week-by-week’

Of Pat White, Kyle Shanahan says, "When you think a guy does have a future and he’s part of your best 53, then I think it makes it easy.”

By Mike Jones  |  09:56 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, Pat White, Quarterbacks, Roster

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Shanahan confident in offensive line depth despite inexperience

All five starters from last season return and bring much-needed stability. But the quality of Washington’s depth remains a mystery.

By Mike Jones  |  03:16 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, Adam Gettis, josh leribeus, Offensive line, Roster, Tom Compton

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Decisions to keep Murphy, Gumbs on roster were ‘pretty easy,’ Shanahan says

They beat out DeJon Gomes and Chase Minnifield for backup spots in the Redskins' secondary.

By Mark Maske  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Roster, Safeties, special teams

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Pat White calls making Redskins’ roster a ‘joy and pleasure’

Mike Shanahan declines to say how long the Redskins can keep four quarterbacks on their roster.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pat White, Quarterbacks, Roster, Week 1

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 09/02/2013

Dezmon Briscoe reverts to Redskins’ injured reserve list

Wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe went unclaimed Sunday after the Redskins on Saturday waived him with an injured designation. He has now reverted to the team's injured reserve list.

By Mike Jones  |  09:26 AM ET, 09/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dezmon Briscoe, Injured reserve, Roster moves

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Redskins players switch numbers following roster cuts

Four players assume different jersey numbers in the wake of the roster being trimmed from 75 players to 53.

By Mike Jones  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, Bacarri Rambo, brandon jenkins, Chris Thompson, Jersey numbers, Nick Barnett, Roster

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 08/31/2013

A closer look at the Redskins’ initial 53-man roster for 2013 season

Breaking down each position at the end of an interesting cut day.

By Mike Jones  |  05:57 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, Roster

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 08/31/2013

Redskins cuts: Tony Pashos, DeJon Gomes, Chase Minnifield among them

The Redskins are releasing players to meet the league-mandated roster limit of 53 players by 6 p.m.

By Mike Jones  |  02:24 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, Chase Minnifield, cuts, DeJon Gomes, Jawan Jamsion, keiland williams, Roster, Roster cuts, Tony Pashos, Xavier Nixon

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the bubble as Redskins’ roster cuts loom

Team must be down to 53 players Saturday and some interesting decisions remain.

By Mark Maske  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, cuts, preseason, Roster

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Redskins’ 53-man roster: Your final guesses

Let's take one last crack at it before the final cuts begin to roll in

By Keith McMillan  |  12:47 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  53-man roster, cuts, preseason, Roster, roster projections

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 08/30/2013

‘I definitely want to continue playing the game,’ Pat White says

Quarterback hopes his bid to return to the NFL didn't end with Redskins' preseason finale.

By Mark Maske  |  09:01 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pat White, preseason, Quarterbacks, Roster

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 08/30/2013

Evan Royster has ‘no idea’ if his performance in finale was enough to make roster

Running back runs for 59 yards and a touchdown against the Buccaneers.

By Mark Maske  |  07:32 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evan Royster, preseason, Roster, Running backs

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Crawford, Kimbrough, Mouton clear waivers, placed on Injured Reserve

Second-year cornerback Richard Crawford cleared waivers on Tuesday and has been placed on the Redskins' Injured Reserve list, according to NFL records. The same goes for cornerback Ryan Mouton, and linebacker Jeremy Kimbrough.

By Mike Jones  |  01:57 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Richard Crawford, Roster, waivers

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Trueblood, Muckelroy, Mouton, Ashworth complete Redskins’ first round of cuts

The Washington Redskins have released linebacker Roddrick Muckelroy, cornerback Ryan Mouton and guard Jacolby Ashworth to complete their round of cuts.

By Mike Jones  |  03:41 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, Linebackers, Offensive line, Roster, Roster cuts

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Video: Which Redskins could be cut after Thursday?

The Post Sports Live panel picks which players it sees getting cut, perhaps surprisingly, after Thursday.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:01 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, outside linebackers, Post Sports Live, punt returners, Roster, Running backs, video

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Let's play guess the practice squad

Why wait until after Thursday's game to guess who'll miss the cut for the final 53, and resurface a few days later?

By Keith McMillan  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  practice squad, Roster

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Redskins place Thomas, Robinson on IR; announce initial roster cuts

The Washington Redskins officially placed rookie safety Phillip Thomas and second-year linebacker Keenan Robinson on Injured Reserve after each had season-ending surgeries in the preseason. They also announced other roster moves.

By Mike Jones  |  04:31 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Keenan Robinson, Phillip Thomas, Roster

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Evan Royster expects to play in Redskins' final preseason game

He's in competition for a roster spot behind starter Alfred Morris.

By Mark Maske  |  03:16 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evan Royster, preseason, Roster, Running backs

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Santana Moss willing to return punts if asked

Rookie running back Chris Thompson was given the first chance Saturday to replace injured return man Richard Crawford.

By Mark Maske  |  02:45 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roster, Running backs, Santana Moss, special teams

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Redskins continue cuts: Trueblood, Potter, Reeves, Sturdivant, Elmore

Kicker John Potter, receiver Chip Reeves and lineman Jeremy Trueblood rank among players released Tuesday.

By Mike Jones  |  02:06 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  preseason, Roster

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Mailbag: The Redskins' emergency quarterback, Lisfranc injuries and Richard Seymour

Mike Jones answers questions from readers on who'd fill if all the QBs were hurt, the rise of the "Lisfranc" and the Redskins non-pursuit of extra defensive ends, and more.

By Mike Jones  |  11:51 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mailbag, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III, Roster

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Redskins cut veteran WR Donte Stallworth

Veteran wide receiver is among the first round of roster cuts by the Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  08:58 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donte Stallworth, Roster moves

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Redskins 53-man roster: A look at how things appear to be shaping up entering week of cuts

The Redskins must make two rounds of cuts this week to get to the league-mandated 53-man roster.

By Mike Jones  |  08:01 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  preseason, Roster

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Right tackle competition over before it ever really began?

Incumbent starter has continued to work with the first-team offense, with veteran newcomer Tony Pashos backing him up.

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Offensive line, preseason, Roster

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 08/24/2013

Keiland Williams makes a strong case for a spot in crowded backfield

Fourth-year pro Keiland Williams came away from his performance in Saturday night's 30-7 Redskins win over the Buffalo Bills with a sense of encouragement as he battles for a roster spot as a backup running back and special teams contributor.

By Mike Jones  |  11:37 PM ET, 08/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  keiland williams, Roster, Running backs

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Cap situation remains tight for Redskins

Team currently has about $1.33 million in available cap space. Beginning Sept. 3, all players on the team's roster must count against the cap.

By Mark Maske  |  11:54 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Redskins salary cap penalty, Roster, Salary cap

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/15/2013

Redskins add linebacker Quan Sturdivant

Team signs Quan Sturdivant, former sixth-round draft pick by the Cardinals.

By Mark Maske  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Linebackers, Roster, Training camp

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Redskins release WR Devery Henderson

The Redskins have released wide receiver Devery Henderson, who signed with the team this offseason and hoped to earn a roster spot at a crowded position.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Devery Henderson, Roster, Training camp, Wide Receivers

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Redskins hosting free agent linebacker Nick Barnett

The Redskins are scheduled to host free agent linebacker Nick Barnett on Tuesday afternoon for a physical and an interview, a person with knowledge of the situation said.

By Mike Jones  |  02:52 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, inside linebackers, Linebackers, Roster

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Wilson, Hurt opening camp on PUP list; Bernstine, Holland waived

Cornerback Josh Wilson and offensive lineman Maurice Hurt will both open training camp on the Redskins' Physically Unable to Perform list, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, cornerbacks, Injuries, Josh Wilson, Maurice Hurt, PUP list, Roster, Safeties, Training camp

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013

'Nothing intense' materialized between Redskins, Eric Winston

Free agent offensive tackle is headed to Arizona. That leaves the Redskins with the status quo at right tackle as newcomers Tony Pashos and Jeremy Trueblood compete with incumbent starter Tyler Polumbus.

By Mark Maske  |  09:21 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, free agency, Offensive line, Roster

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Finding a third-down running back key for Redskins

Alfred Morris is entrenched as the workhorse back and Darrel Young is the fullback, but there are five to seven backs competing for roles in the Redskins' backfield.

By John Keim  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  position previews, Roster, Running backs

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Redskins need more push from defensive line

A look at each Redskins position heading into training camp. Today: the defensive line. Who will benefit most from Brian Orakpo's return?

By John Keim  |  01:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, position previews, Roster

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Healthy debate: Overcoming injuries will dictate Redskins' LBs success

Taking a look at the Redskins by position, starting with the linebackers. It should be a strength of the defense -- if London Fletcher and Brian Orakpo stay healthy and if Ryan Kerrigan evolves as a pass rusher.

By John Keim  |  01:31 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Linebackers, position previews, Roster

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Redskins release fullback Dorson Boyce

The Washington Redskins announced that they have released fullback Dorson Boyce to bring their roster down to the league's offseason limit of 90 players.

By Mike Jones  |  02:31 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roster, Running backs, transactions

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Redskins waive DE Worthington and TE Peterson, add WR Henderson, K Potter

Washington has given defensive end Doug Worthington and tight end DeAngelo Peterson the waived-injured designation.

By Mike Jones  |  05:33 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive ends, minicamp, Roster, tight ends, transactions

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 09:20 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Redskins sign DB Jerome Murphy to take Brandon Meriweather's roster spot

The 6-foot, 200-pound Murphy can play both safety and cornerback.

By Mike Jones  |  09:20 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerome Murphy, Personnel moves, Roster

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