Redskins promote Phillip Thomas, cut Clifton Geathers

The Washington Redskins promoted safety Phillip Thomas to the active roster from the practice squad.

They cut veteran defensive end Clifton Geathers.

Geathers has previous stints with the Cleveland Browns, Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys and Indianapolis Colts.

He's a former Browns sixth-round draft pick.

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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.