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Redskins Sign Punter, Second Fullback As Practice Squad Contracts Expire


The Redskins have signed Zac Atterberry to compete with current punter Ryan Plackemeier this offseason.

The team also signed it’s second fullback of the offseason to compete for a reserve role behind Pro Bowler Mike Sellers, who was the only active fullback on the roster in 2008.

Fullback Jonathan Evans joins the team as an unrestricted free agent. His last NFL stop was with the Buffalo Bills.

The team also signed offensive lineman Isaiah Ross after his practice squad contract with the team expired.

Those whose practice squad contracts have expired (who have not yet been re-signed) are as follows: WR Horace Gant, LB Brandon Archer, LB Johnny Baldwin (who finished the 2008 season on injured reserve), CB Byron Westbrook, and FB Nehemiah Broughton.

For all updated roster moves, please visit our Redskins Transactions and Roster pages.

For more on these moves, please check out:

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Redskins Make More Practice Squad Moves


The Dallas Cowboys signed linebacker Steve Octavien off of the Redskins practice squad onto their active roster.

To replace Octavien, the Redskins signed linebacker Brandon Archer to the practice squad.

Archer is in his second season. He entered the league with the Indianpolis ColtsĀ as an undrafted free agent our of Kansas State.

Octavien is the fourth member of the Redskins practice squad to be signed to another team’s active roster this season.

For all updated roster moves, please visit our Redskins <a href=”http://www.thehogs.net/washington-redskins/transactions.php”>Transactions</a> and <a href=”http://www.thehogs.net/washington-redskins/roster.php”>Roster</a> pages.

For more on the practice squad moves, please check out:

<a href=”http://voices.washingtonpost.com/redskinsinsider/2008/12/archer_replaces_octavien.html“>Redskins Insider Blog at WashingtonPost.com</a>

<a href=”http://www.redskins.com/gen/articles/News___Notes__Fletcher__Lewis_Still_Lead_the_Charge_28465.jsp“>Redskins.com</a>

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