Redskins cut Stephen Bowen, Barry Cofield, re-sign Tom Compton

The Washington Redskins cut defensive end Stephen Bowen and nose tackle Barry Cofield. They re-signed restricted free agent offensive tackle Tom Compton. Bowen had an $8.02 million salary-cap figure. Cutting him saved $5.52 million against the cap. By cutting both defensive linemen, the Redskins saved $9.72 million. The Redskins signed defensive end Ricky Jean-Francois to a three-year, $9 million contract on Thursday. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.