The Insider: practice squad

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 06:02 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Redskins sign seven players to futures contracts

Redskins sign seven to futures contracts

By Mike Jones  |  06:02 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, practice squad

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 05:20 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Nick Barnett tears MCL, Orakpo day-to-day with groin strain

Linebacker Nick Barnett will miss the final game of the season after tearing the medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Meanwhile, outside linebacker Brian Orakpo is day-to-day with a groin strain.

By Mike Jones  |  05:20 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, inside linebackers, Nick Barnett, outside linebackers, practice squad, Week 17

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 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 03:15 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Running back Davin Meggett added to practice squad

The undrafted player from Maryland has been on three practice squads prior to this.

By Mike Jones  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  practice squad, Running backs, Week 11

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Chase Minnifield, seven others signed to Redskins’ practice squad

Eight players who spent the preseason with Washington are signed to the practice squad a day after the team finalized its 53-man roster.

By Mike Jones  |  05:42 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chase Minnifield, Dominique Hamilton, Jawan Jamison, Lance Lewis, Nick Williams, practice squad, Tevita Stevens, Will Compton, Xavier Nixon

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