The Redskins bolstered what had been a depleted position Sunday when they signed veteran tight end D.J. Williams . Logan Paulsen is down with a torn ligament in his toe and Niles Paul is out fo the year after dislocating his left ankle in the preseason opener Thursday. Williams, who was waived in December by Tampa Bay, has nine career receptions for 70 yards and no touchdowns. He has primarily been utilized as a blocker.
The Buccaneers announced they signed wideout Solomon Patton off the Cardinals' practice squad Tuesday. To make room for Patton, the team waived tight end D.J. Williams. The Bucs play at Detroit Sunday.
The Buccaneers have announced several roster moves on Tuesday. The team signed tight ends Cameron Brate and D.J. Williams to the active roster. Tampa Bay also waived wide receiver Marcus Thigpen, tight end Ted Bolser and cornerback Quinton Pointer from the practice squad, per the team's official website.
The Patriots have released defensive tackle Marcus Forston and tight end D.J. Williams . Forston played in three games with the team a year ago before being relegated to inactive status, then getting waived. Williams played in one game in 2013 and didn't record a catch.
According to ESPN Boston, the following players are not expected to dress for the Patriots Friday night against Philadelphia: wide receiver Aaron Dobson, safety Tavon Wilson, safety Kanorris Davis, tight end D.J. Williams, tight end Michael Hoomanawanui, linebacker Cameron Gordon, linebacker Jerod Mayo, linebacker Ja'Gared Davis, linebacker James Anderson, center Bryan Stork, offensive tackle Chris Martin, defensive tackle Dominique Easley, wide receiver Jeremy Gallon, tight end Rob Gronkowski, defensive tackle Ben Bass, defensive tackle Jerel Worthy, defensive tackle Chris Jones, running back Tyler Gaffney, cornerback Alfonzo Dennard and defensive tackle Sealver Siliga.
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