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The Washington Redskins trimmed their roster on Friday in order to reach the league imposed deadline to have rosters down to the required 53-man limit. There were a few surprise moves from the Washington Redskins. RB Tim Hightower, a player several thought would become the Redskins starting running back this season was released. WR Anthony Armstrong, a player many fans might recognize, but was a speedy playmaker, was also released.
Four vested veterans were released and are eligible to sign with another club immediately. Those players include: RB Tim Hightower, CB David Jones, LB Bryan Kehl, and DL Darrion Scott.
The Redskins can begin to assemble their eight man practice squad roster at noon Saturday, September 1.
The following players were waived on Friday by the Washington Redskins-
Dorson Boyce (Injured)
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Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower could not out-run his knee problems. He wull be released from the team today, according to reports on the Twitterverse.
Various reports say the Redskins will release RB Tim Hightower. knee didn't respond. not eligible for new IR rule. Have to be w/team on 9/4
— Redskins RReports (@CBSSportsNFLWAS) August 31, 2012
In one of the more surprising cuts of the preseason, the NFL Network is reporting that the Washington Redskins have released Tim Hightower. Coming off ACL surgery, Hightower appeared to be fourth on the crowded Washington Running Back depth chart, behind Roy Helu Jr., Evan Royster and Alfred Morris.
Bump Hightower up your draft board. Why? Because he will likely...
The Redskins released running back Tim Hightower Friday.Fantasy Spin:Hightower was listed No. 1 on the depth chart at the start of training camp but he never was able to get healthy coming off surgery to repair a torn ACL last season. This eliminates one of the four players fighting for carries with Washington, but the role of lead back in Week 1 is still up in the air.
According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, the Redskins and Dolphins are working on a trade that will send wide receiver Anthony Armstrong to Miami and running back Steve Slaton to Washington D.C.
I’m told #Redskins working on trade sending Armstrong to Miami for RB Steve Slaton
— Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) August 31, 2012
Armstrong is a good receiver that will give...
Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended indefinitely without pay by the NFL for violating the league's substances abuse policy.
The league said Friday that Jackson's suspension begins immediately. He will be eligible for reinstatement in exactly one year - beginning Aug. 31, 2013.
This is Jackson's third drug-related suspension, the previous two...
The huge burgundy flag with the word ''REDSKINS'' in gold letters towers over the front of the team's facility, dwarfing in both size and height the four U.S. flags that help frame the parking lot. The arrangement makes quite an impression, especially when viewed from the practice fields, and serves to help symbolize something that's been true for a long time...
Tanard Jackson suspended indefinitely
Tanard Johnson, free safety for the Washington Redskins, has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating its substance abuse policy.
Johnson will be re-evaluated in 2013 for possible re-reinstatement.
Yup, he will miss this entire season. This won’t be the first time he missed playing time, though. He had to sit...
Trade Update: The Washington Redskins trade wide receiver Anthony Armstrong to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for running back Steve Slaton.
The Redskins also release running back Tim Hightower today, which might have something to do with them brining in Slaton.
Former NFLer, movie and film star Terry Crews, most notably 'Julius' on Everybody Hates Chris, has a new video out for Old Spice, featuring his muscles, some drums and a pretty clever idea:
On Friday as NFL teams were clamoring to make their final roster decisions in order to reach the league imposed 53-man minimum, the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins were reportedly in discussions regarding a trade. Several South Florida news outlets were reporting that the Redskins were interested in Dolphins RB Steve Slaton and Miami was interested in Washington WR Anthony...
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
“Tough loss for the Redskins, safety Tanard Jackson has been informed he’s been suspended indefinitely with a review in a year for violation of NFL Drug Policy. He’s still trying to appeal,” Glazer reported...