QB Hogan, WR Quick, DL Taylor cut by Redskins to get to 53
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Third-string quarterback Kevin Hogan, receiver Brian Quick and defensive lineman Phil Taylor were among the players the Washington Redskins cut to get down to the 53-man roster limit.
Among the other moves made Saturday by Washington were putting guard Tyler Catalina on injured reserve and defensive end Stacy McGee on the physically unable to perform list.
The team kept five running backs, including fumble-prone Samaje Perine, while Kapri Bibbs was released.
Robertson making the most of opportunity with Redskins
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two hours of practice in the heat and humidity weren't enough for Pete Robertson.
As dripping teammates slowly ambled to the locker room and showers Sunday, Robertson lined up on one sideline and sprinted across the field to the other sideline. Then and back, over and over again, for extra conditioning.
Redskins put tight end Jordan Reed on injured reserve
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have decided to shut down Jordan Reed, putting the tight end on season-ending injured reserve.
The team announced the move Tuesday. Reed has missed the past six games with a strained right hamstring.
It was another lost season for the 27-year-old, who went into training camp dealing with an injury to his big left toe and also missed a game with a bruised chest. He had just 27 catches for 211 yards and two touchdowns in six games.
Seattle releases former starting center Patrick Lewis
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have released former starting center Patrick Lewis as part of roster moves Tuesday to reach the mandatory 75-man limit.
The Seahawks also released running back Zac Brooks, a seventh-round pick in this year's draft who was slowed by a hamstring injury and never got the needed carries to stand out.