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Kyle Shanahan high on RB Tristan Davis

I admit to skepticism about running back Tristan Davis, who has been touted by Redskins Hog Heaven lurker and contributor Scott Hirsch. (See Tristan Davis chases his dream....) I could not see how Davis could crack the line-up with Tim Hightower, Evan Royster, Roy Helu in front of him, and with rookie Alfred Morris in the way. Hirsch had faith and strongly so. Davis got an endorsement...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins show faith in RB Tristan Davis by adding him to PUP list

Guest writer Scott Hirsch wonders what it means that RB Tristan Davis, who he sees as the young player with the second-highest potential for a break-out season, to be added to the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) List.What are the implications of PUP for Tristan Davis and S Chase Minnifield?  It's a way to bring someone into the line-up six games into the season without costing...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

RB Tristan Davis chases his dream of cracking the Redskins line-up

Every young man's dream is to be counted among the elite. In sports, that means making the pro team. 'Tis the season for dreamers in the NFL. A reader's questions about RB Tristan Davis triggered those thoughts. Davis has been on, off and back on the Washington Redskins practice squad since 2011. Scott Hirsch, "SH", the Hog Heaven reader, makes the case for Davis. I will comment...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins sign four players to futures contracts

The Washington Redskins on Tuesday signed three of their 2011 practice squad players and one other player to futures contracts. The team inked quarterback Jonathan Crompton, running back Tristan Davis and safety Travon Bellamy — all of whom had been on the team’s practice squad — as well as guard Nevin McCaskill. Read full article >>
Via The Insider
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins sign RB Tristan Davis to their practice squad

The Washington Redskins have signed running back Tristan Davis to their practice squad. Davis, who played at Auburn but went undrafted in 2009, started this season on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad. The 5-foot-10, 212-pound Davis previously had stints with the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins practice squads in 2009 and 2010, and was on Minnesota’s active roster for a portion...
Via The Insider
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Steelers Release RB Davis & LB Ivy From Practice Squad, Sign S Cromartie-Smith & DT Joseph

The Steelers made a few practice squad moves today as they released running back Tristan Davis and linebacker Mortty Ivy and signed safety Da’mon Cromartie-Smith and defensive tackle Elisha Joseph to take their places. Davis was signed prior to the week 5 game against the Titans to emulate running back Chris Johnson on the scout team. Ivy was with the Steelers during training camp...
Via Steelers Depot
October 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Steelers Bring In RB Tristan Davis For Workout

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers brought in former Auburn running back Tristan Davis for a physical and he could be signed to the practice squad today. Davis was originally signed by the Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and has also played for the Dolphins, Vikings and Saints. Davis measures in at 5-10 and 212 pounds. He is 25 years old. Davis is a quick...
Via Steelers Depot
October 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Dolphins waive Tristan Davis, Kory Sperry, Travis Ivey

The Dolphins got started a little early on the process of cutting their roster to 75 next week on Monday, putting a trio of fringe players on waivers. Running back Tristan Davis, nose tackle Travis Ivey and tight end Kory Sperry were all sent packing. Meanwhile, the Monday practice got moved inside ...
Via The Daily Dolphin
August 23, 2010  |  Discuss

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