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.
Adam Carriker’s practice evaluation window officially expired on Tuesday, ending his quest to return to action this season.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that it would take “a minor miracle” for rehabilitating defensive end Adam Carriker to make it back this season.
Carriker can attempt to practice, and Washington has 21 days to decide to end his season or activate him.
Offensive lineman Maurice Hurt took part in his first practice after coming off the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Mike Jones tackles questions on Mike Shanahan's future, the salary cap, silly penalties, Nick Williams's role, Adam Carriker's recovery, London Fletcher's demise, Kyle Shanahan's fit for University of Texas and more.
Though he spends seven or eight hours a day rehabilitating, defensive end Adam Carriker is encouraged, maintaining that he has “no doubt” that he will play football again.
The team saves an estimated $1.3 million in salary cap space.
The Washington Redskins get back to work today for their fourth practice of training camp, and this morning we take another dive into the mailbag.
Defensive end Adam Carriker had surgery on his problematic right quadriceps tendon and is expected to need four to five months to recover, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said.