Posted October 26, 2011 on AP on Fox
The injury-riddled Washington Redskins have signed tight end Dominique Byrd and offensive lineman Jonathan Compas. Byrd has played in 15 games since being drafted in 2006. He opened this season with Seattle but was released after the first game. Compas appeared in two games with Tampa Bay in 2009. He spent this year's training camp with New England. The two were signed to take the roster spots vacated when tight end Chris Cooley and running back Tim Hightower were placed on injured reserve. The Redskins have put three offensive players on IR in the last two weeks, and two other offensive players have significant injuries. The Redskins also signed running back Tristan Davis to the practice squad. Guard John Malecki was cut from the practice squad.

At Tight End, Byrd Is The Word

AP Image Don’t you know about the Byrd?  Truthfully, everybody knows that the Byrd is the word. Satisfied with the blockers that the Redskins had on the team, head coach Mike Shanahan sought free agent tight end Dominique Byrd to be a playmaker on offense. “He’s an athlete,” he said yesterday after practice. “We thought he was the best pass catching tight end out there...

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They say you never know what you’ve got until it’s gone, and Dominique Byrd can certainly attest to that. One of the newest members of the Washington Redskins, the tight end says although he had a solid career at USC and went on to get selected in the third round of the 2006 draft by St. Louis, he never actually loved or appreciated his skills as a football player or the opportunity...

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As the NFL season continues to chug's time to, again, break out the obligatory football post.  The Hall has randomly hooked up with Brian Tinsman from the Washington Redskins to bring to you, yes, you...the "Redskins Hall of Very Good".Here's Brian's second installment!The Washington Redskins have gotten a lot of attention from the Pro Football...

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Football still lagging in popularity in Canada

The Washington Redskins' place in the contentious NFC East guarantees them a daunting slate of road games each year. Whether they're being bombarded by ceaseless taunts from Philadelphia's acerbic fan base, overwhelmed by the vastness of Cowboys Stadium or swallowed up by deafening crowd noise in the Meadowlands, the Redskins ...

Redskins place RB Hightower, TE Cooley on IR

The Washington Redskins have placed tight end Chris Cooley and running back Tim Hightower on injured reserve.

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Dave B. is back and better than ever with his Week 8 NFL fantasy football forecast for your Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks matchup. Watch for Doug Baldwin this week. Baldwin was invisible like every Seahawks player last week but he should benefit from the added attention on Sidney Rice and Mike Williams. Get our Seahawks fantasy expert predictions every week…

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