Redskins’ kicking competition went down to wire, with Hocker’s final miss costing him the job
The Redskins have cut young defensive backs Phillip Thomas and Chase Minnifield, a person with knowledge of the situation said Saturday morning. Washington also has cut linebacker Everette Brown while placing fellow linebacker Darryl Sharpton on injured reserve.
The Washington Redskins resumed roster cuts on Saturday morning, releasing running backs Evan Royster, Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Release of punter Robert Malone ranked as the most surprising move so far.
The Redskins on Friday afternoon began cutting players as they work to slash the roster from 75 to 53 players by the league's 4 p.m. deadline on Saturday.
Redd gains big yards, Thompson states case for durability and Seastrunk explodes for 80-yard TD catch in final audition for backup jobs.
Influenced by the events of Thursday night, Mike Jones provides his final Redskins, but it involved tough decisions at safety and running back.
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The rookie place kicker entered the preseason finale looking to remain perfect on field goal attempts in his competition with Kai Forbath.
Neild believed to have torn ACL