Redskins sign seven players to futures contracts

December 31, 2013
Tevita Stevens
Tevita Stevens stretches during training camp in July. (Steve Helber/Associated Press)

The Washington Redskins have signed four of their practice squad players, and three more free agents to futures contracts on Tuesday.

Practice squad guard/center Tevita Stevens, running back Davin Meggett and tight end Gabe Miller signed deals and cornerback Peyton Thompson. The team also signed punter Robert Malone, tight end Richard Quinn, defensive backs Ryan Mouton and Peyton Thomas.

Malone is a third-year veteran, who played two games for the New York Jets this past season and all 16 for the Jets last year. He had brief stints with the Lions in 2011 and Buccaneers in 2010.

Quinn had a brief stint with Washington in 2011, and Mouton was in training camp with the Redskins this year.

The Redskins control those players rights, and they will be able to take part in Washington’s offseason program.

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