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The Redskins cut P Blake Clingan on Aug. 20, but that doesn't mean that the job definitely belongs to Robert Malone. Coach Jay Gruden said that Washington might well sign another player at that spot.
TE Mike Caussin (knee) was placed on reserve/injured by the Redskins Thursday (Aug. 21).
ILB Keenan Robinson has won the competition to succeed the retired London Fletcher, according to coach Jay Gruden.
NT Barry Cofield, who had hernia surgery in the spring, returned on Aug. 21 after missing the previous day with a groin injury.
CB Tracy Porter didn't practice for a second straight day on Aug. 21 and will likely miss the Baltimore game on Aug. 23 with a hamstring suffered on Aug. 18 against Cleveland.
RB Chris Thompson didn't take part in team drills again on Aug. 21 and is questionable for the Ravens with an ankle injury he suffered against the Browns.
ILB Darryl Sharpton didn't practice again on Aug. 21 and is doubtful for the Baltimore game because of the sprained ankle he suffered in the Aug. 7 preseason opener against New England.
DE Jason Hatcher, the top free-agent signee for Washington's defense, is expected to make his Redskins debut on Saturday at Baltimore as he returns from arthroscopic knee surgery in June.
OLB Rob Jackson practiced on Wednesday after aggravating a shoulder injury against the Browns.
TE Niles Paul practiced on Wednesday after bruising a hand against the Browns.
P Tress Way was claimed on waivers by the Redskins from the Bears Wednesday (Aug. 20). Way (6-1, 215) originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Chicago Bears on April 28, 2013. He was waived by the Bears on Aug. 25, 2013 and later re-signed with the Bears on Jan. 1, 2014.
P Blake Clingan was waived by the Redskins Wednesday (Aug. 20). Clingan (6-3, 223) originally joined the Redskins as a free agent on April 9, 2014.