Redskins cut Tony Pashos, Chase Minnifield

The Washington Redskins cut veteran offensive tackle Tony Pashos and placed offensive lineman Maurice Hurt on the reserve physically unable to perform list.

Hurt had arthroscopic knee surgery this spring.

The Redskins also cut running backs Keiland Williams, Tristan Davis and Jawan Jamison, wide receivers Skye Dawson, Dezmon Briscoe, Nick Williams and Lance Lewis, tight end Emanuel Ogbuehi, offensive linemen Tevita Stevens and Xavier Nixon, defensive linemen Chigbo Anunoby, Dominique Hamilton and Ron Brace, linebackers Marvin Burdette, Will Compton and Vic So’oto, cornerback Chase Minnifield and safety DeJon Gomes, offensive tackle Xavier Nixon and center Kevin Matthews.

Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins and linebacker Rob Jackson are on the reserve-suspended list.

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The team also terminated the contracts of the following vested veterans:




Ron Brace


Tony Pashos


Keiland Williams


with injury settlement


The team also placed OL Maurice Hurt on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list.

On Friday, the team terminated the contract of CB Ryan Mouton from the Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement and waived LB Roddrick Muckelroy from the Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement.

Of the departed players, seven spent time with the organization last season, with Gomes leading the way with three starts at safety.

With the healthy return of Branond Meriweather and the emergence of Bacarri Rambo, Gomes' spot became expendable.

The remaining roster includes four quarterbacks, five wide receivers, three offensive tackles, five offensive guards, one center, four tight ends, one fullbacks and four running backs on offense.

On defense, the team has five defensive ends, two nose tackles, five outside linebackers, four inside linebackers, five cornerbacks, five safeties.

The team sports the same three specialists from last year.

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.

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