Redskins add TE Byrd, OL Compas to roster

Redskins add TE Byrd, OL Compas to roster
October 26, 2011, 4:04 pm
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The Redskins have signed tight end Dominique Byrd and offensive lineman Jonathan Compas to their 53-man roster.Byrd was a third-round pick of the Rams in 2006 and he also has been with the Cardinals and Seahawks. He has played in 16 games and he has six career receptions for 15 yards. Byrd played at USC with tight end Fred Davis.Compas, out of UC Davis, signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He has had stints with the Bucs and Patriots as well. He has appeared in two games in his career.The team also added running back Tristan Davis to the practice squad and released guard John Malecki from their practice squad.