Redskins place Nick Barnett on injured reserve

The Washington Redskins place linebacker Nick Barnett on injured reserve with a torn medial collateral ligament.

Barnett, 32, had a dozen tackles as a special-teams contributor this season.

Barnett is a former Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills starter.

The Redskins promoted linebacker Will Compton from the practice squad to the active roster.

The Redskins signed linebacker Adrian Robinson, formerly of the San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers.

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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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