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The Washington Redskins have promoted defensive end Doug Worthington to the 53-man roster, filling the roster spot previously held by injured strong safety LaRon Landry.
The team also promoted tight end Rob Myers from the practice squad to the 53-man roster and released tight end Dominique Byrd for a second time this season.
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The Washington Redskins promoted defensive end Doug Worthington and tight end Rob Myers to the active roster and cut tight end Dominique Byrd.
Plus, the Redskins signed safety Michael Hamlin and tight end Schuylar Oordt to the practice squad.
BR> Worthington is a former Pittsburgh Steelers seventh-round draft pick.
In college at USC, Dominique Byrd was a top-tier tight end, earning him the 93rd overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft. In the six seasons since then, Byrd has exactly six receptions for 83 yards in a touchdown, in 15 career games.
Last Sunday against the Patriots was his first game action since Week 1 as a member of the Seahawks, where he was trying to rekindle some of the...
Short on bodies at the tight end position, the Washington Redskins have re-signed Dominique Byrd nearly a month after they waived him.
Byrd, a third-year pro, spent roughly three weeks with the Redskins earlier this season, but never appeared in a game. He was slotted behind Fred Davis, Logan Paulsen and Mike Sellers. The USC product appeared in one game for the Seattle Seahawks...
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The Redskins continue to add and subtract pieces, waiving tight end Dominique Byrd, and signing cornerback Domonique Johnson, a person with knowledge confirmed.
Byrd joined the team only two weeks ago. He suited up for last Sunday’s game, but didn’t play.
Johnson, a 6-foot-2, 198-pound Jackson State product went undrafted in 2009 but signed with Denver...
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 a freshman in college at USC, his coaches moved wide receiver Fred Davis to the tight end position, trying to take advantage of his unique combination of size and speed. He worked closely with teammates Dominique Byrd to refine his game, making a seamless transition to the position that got him to the NFL.
Eight years later and 3,000 miles away, Davis...
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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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...
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October 26, 2011