The Redskins have waived injured cornerback Courtney Bridget Jr., who will need shoulder surgery, coach Jay Gruden said.
The Redskins have signed defensive end Jake McDonough to a contract, his agent, Glen Lansky said Wednesday afternoon.
Second-year pro Phillip Thomas isn't expected to start, but he's healthy and confident now, and hopes to make it interesting for Redskins coaches.
Defensive end, a starter last season, saw the team hand out big contracts to two other defensive ends this season, and has taken the message to heart.
Porter: “Not being able to practice, it forced me to focus on a different aspect of the game, and that’s getting mental reps ... Having an injury forced me to sharpen my mind."
Brown will battle for a roster spot at an outside linebacker position that features three locks in Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan and Trent Murphy, and roster hopefuls Rob Jackson, Adrian Robinson and Gabe Miller.
After waiving Brandon Jenkins, Washington signs a pass rusher who played with Dallas last season, and had worked previously with assistant coach Brian Baker.
Ryan Clark among those mentoring David Amerson, who'll line up at cornerback alongside DeAngelo Hall.
Washington cut its fifth-round pick from last year because two other young outside linebackers have looked good in training camp on defense and special teams.
With three Pro Bowls between them, Redskins safeties Ryan Clark and Brandon Meriweather are determined to play with ‘reckless abandon.’