The Redskins waived receiver Rashad Ross and tight end Matt Veldman and released offensive lineman Mike McGlynn. The moves bring Washington's roster to the 75-man limit.
The Redskins announced Thursday they signed free agent tight end Matt Veldman, according to The Washington Post. To clear a spot on the roster, defensive end Doug Worthington was released.
The Lions released wideouts Carlin Isles and Cody Wilson, center Sherman Carter, linebacker Jon Morgan, cornerback Nate Ness, safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, kicker John Potter and tight end Matt Veldman.
The Lions tendered exclusive rights free agent offers to receiver Kris Durham, kick returner Jeremy Ross, linebacker Julian Stanford, cornerback Chris Greenwood and tight end Matt Veldman. Durham caught 38 passes for 490 yards and two touchdowns last season, while Ross averaged 29.3 yards on kickoff returns and 16.2 yards on punt returns.
The Lions have tendered the following exclusive rights free agents, according to the Detroit Free-Press: kick returner Jeremy Ross at $570,000, linebacker Julian Stanford at $570,000, cornerback Chris Greenwood at $570,000 and tight end Matt Veldman at $420,000.
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