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  • A.J. Francis: Let go by Giants

    Francis was cut by the Giants on Saturday, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

    Francis was beat out by the likes of Kerry Wynn and Robert Thomas in terms of providing depth on the defensive line, but the former could have a chance to be claimed on waivers.

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  • Giants' A.J. Francis: Signs with Giants

    Francis agreed to a contract Wednesday with the Giants, Michael Elsen of the Giants' official site reports.

    Francis has been in and out of the league since going undrafted out of Maryland in 2013. He spent the 2017 campaign with the Redskins, tallying 18 tackles across six games. Look for Francis to battle for a roster spot with the Giants throughout training camp and the preseason.

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  • A.J. Francis: Cut by Redskins

    Francis was released by the Redskins on Monday.

    Francis signed with the Redskins in November of last season, but with the team drafting a pair of defensive linemen this past weekend, including Da'Ron Payne in the first round, Washington looks to be headed in a new direction with their defensive front. Terrell McClain was also released Monday.

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  • Redskins' A.J. Francis: Re-signs with Washington

    The Redskins signed Francis to a contract Tuesday, ESPN 980 Washington reports.

    Francis previously spent a week with the Redskins in October, but didn't appear in a game. His chances of suiting up will be higher this time around with the Redskins playing their next game Thursday against the Giants and perhaps not having fellow defensive lineman Terrell McClain (toe) available for the short week.

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  • A.J. Francis: Parts with Redskins

    Francis was waived by the Redskins on Wednesday, Brian McNally of the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.

    Francis spent less than a week on the Redskins' roster after being signed as defensive line depth Oct. 19. Former Ravens offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom takes the 27-year-old's spot on the 53-man roster.

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  • Redskins' A.J. Francis: Signed by Redskins

    Francis signed with the Redskins on Thursday, Stephen Czarda of the Redskins' official site reports.

    Francis last played for Washington but was waived in December 2016. With Jonathan Allen headed to injured reserve with a Lisfranc injury, Francis will look to add depth to the Redskins' defensive line.

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  • A.J. Francis: Released by Redskins

    Francis was released by the Redskins on Saturday, Mike Jones of The Washington Post reports.

    Francis failed to make much, if any, of an impact for the Redskins this season and was released in order to activate offensive lineman Kory Lichtensteiger off injured reserve.

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  • Redskins' A.J. Francis: Inactive for Week 13

    Francis is inactive for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

    Francis was only promoted to the Redskins' active roster Tuesday, so his inactivity is likely a result of a coach's decision rather than an injury.

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  • Redskins' A.J. Francis: Promoted Tuesday

    Francis was promoted to the active roster Tuesday, Stephen Czarda of the team's official site reports.

    After waiving long snapper Rick Lovato, Washington promoted Francis from the practice squad. The 26-year-old will serve as a depth defensive lineman, playing behind the likes of Ziggy Hood and Matthew Ioannidis.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 332 lbs
Birthplace: Washington, DC, USA
Age: 34
School: Maryland
Experience: 4