The running back has impressed with his legs over his first three seasons, but his hands have been a weakness.

In signing Junior Galette, Redskins GM Scot McCloughan stakes reputation on a second defensive player with checkered past.

The Redskins safety has worked out with Jay Glazer for three years.

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