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Redskins Make Handful of Roster Moves


With the season officially over, the Redskins are now looking to build their 2009 roster for this summer’s training camp.

The Redskins have elevated three players from the practice squad and signed one street free agent.

Wide receiver Marques Hagans, a former Virginia Cavalier, offensive lineman Rueben Riley and defensive back Michael Grant were elevated from the Redskins 2008 practice squad to their 2009 offseason roster.

The Redskins also signed fullback Jeremy Cain, who has spent time with the Chicago Bears, Tennessee Titans, and Philadelphia Eagles. Cain will backup 2009 Pro Bowler Mike Sellers.

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

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Samuels, Geisinger Placed On I.R., James Released, and Much More


The Redskins made a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday, the biggest one being the placement of five-time Pro Bowl left tackle Chris Samuels to injured reserve with a torn triceps muscle.

The Redskins also placed reserve offensive lineman Justin Geisinger on injured reserve with a knee injury suffered againt the Baltimore Ravens on Sundy night.

To fill their spots, the Redskins elevated offensive lineman Devin Clark from the practice squad to the active roster and signed former New York Jets and Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Will Montgomery.

The Redskins signed former Carolina Panthers guard Rueben Riley to the practice squad to fill Clark’s spot.

The Redskins also announced the release of defensive end Erasmus James, the former Minnesota Vikings first round pick who was acquired in a trade this summer. James saw very limited action during the 2008 season. No move has been made to fill his void at this time.

In addition, the Chicago Bears signed wide receiver Devin Aromashodu off of the Redskins practice squad onto their active roster.

To replace Aromashodu, the Redskins signed wide receiver Marques Hagans to the practice squad.

Hagans is in his second season. He entered the league with the St. Louis Rams as a fifth round pick out of the University of Virginia in 2006.

Aromashodu is the fifth 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 Transactions and Roster pages.

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