Ashburn, VA (October 16, 2014) – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed wide receiver Rashad Ross to their practice squad and released wide receiver Marvin McNutt from their practice squad.
In addition, the team announced that it has commenced the 21-day practice periods for defensive end Stephen Bowen and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson, both of whom are currently on the team’s Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list.
Ross (6-0, 181) originally signed with the Redskins as a free agent on May 23, 2014, before being waived on Aug. 26. He signed to the Chicago Bears’ practice squad on Sept. 1 and was signed to the team’s active roster on Sept. 16, ultimately appearing in his first two NFL games in Weeks 3-4. He was waived by Chicago on Sept. 30, added to the team’s practice squad on Oct. 2, and later released from the practice squad on Oct. 7.