The Insider: Roster moves


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)
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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 02:59 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 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 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 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 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 06:47 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 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 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)
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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