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Redskins Notebook: News and Notes


redskins-helmetRoster moves: The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed defensive lineman Jeremy Towns. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Earlier in the week, the team waived-injured wide receiver Jerry Rice, Jr.

Towns (6-4, 290) enters the league as a college free agent out of Samford, where he appeared in 45 career games across the 2008-13 seasons. Last season, he compiled 54 tackles (36 solo), 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble in 13 games.

Towns, 25, attended Wenonah H.S. in Birmingham, Ala., where he was valedictorian of his high school class and was named to the Birmingham Athletic Partnership All-Defensive Team. He was born on March 9, 1989.

Rice, Jr. (5-10, 185) originally signed with the Redskins as a college free agent on June 26, 2014.


Redskins Media Guide now available: The 2014 Washington Redskins Media Guide is now available for download. This bookmarked PDF, available by directing your browser to http://redskins.1stroundmediagroup.com, includes:

  • Bios for executives, coaches, players and other team personnel
  • Rosters and pronunciation guides
  • 2013 recap information
  • Team history and records
  • Information on FedExField, Redskins Park and Training Camp
  • 2014 media policies and guidelines

The guide can be downloaded in PDF format and can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded for free at get.adobe.com/reader. No printed copies are available.





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