Analysis: Stallworth, Scott likely to resume reserve roles

Analysis: Stallworth, Scott likely to resume reserve roles
November 15, 2011, 11:23 pm
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The roster moves the Redskins announced today do not represent much of a change from a week ago. Darrion Scott and Donte Stallworth, who made the team coming out of training camp and were on the roster a week ago Monday, are back on the team. Kareem Moore, who hasnt been on the 53-man roster all year, was waived off of the PUP list.What is different is who is now gone. Scott replaces Kedric Golston, a key member of the defensive line rotation who is out for the season with a knee injury. Stallworth takes the roster spot of Leonard Hankerson, who also is on injured reserve with a hip injury.When Scott and Stallworth were on the team for the first eight games of the season they were in reserve roles. Scott, in fact, was inactive for all eight games. Stallworth was inactive for four games and he played sparingly in the other four.It is expected that the two veteransScott is 30, Stallworth is 31will resume their former roles as emergency options. The Redskins signed Kentwan Balmer, 26, when they released Scott and he should be taking Golstons place in the defensive line rotation. David Anderson, who was signed when Stallworth was released, and Terrence Austin should get playing time ahead of Stallworth. So should Niles Paul when he is recovered from his toe injury.The release of Moore was not particularly surprising. He was the starter at free safety last year but he had issues both taking proper angles to make tackles and executing tackles when he got there. The Redskins brought in Oshiomogho Atogwe to take the starting job, resigned Reed Doughty as a reserve and drafted DeJon Gomes for the future. There simply was not a roster spot for Moore so they had to release him.

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