The Redskins have released a veteran defensive tackle, so says his agent who made the announcement Friday afternoon on Twitter.
The Redskins have brought back exclusive-rights free agent Tom Compton.
An hour after veteran nose tackle Barry Cofield got released, the Redskins announced that a veteran defensive end had been cut, too.

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    Washington Redskins Stats
    View All Players  |  Last Updated Feb. 5, 1:24 a.m. ET
    K. CousinsQB204126171061.810
    R. Griffin IIIQB214147169468.74

    Alfred MorrisRB265107484.05
    Roy Helu Jr.RB4021615.40
    Robert Griffin IIIQB3817614.63
    Silas Redd Jr.RB167514.69
    Colt McCoyQB166614.13

    Pierre GarconWR68752311.06
    DeSean JacksonWR561169620.88
    Jordan ReedTE5046509.30
    Roy Helu Jr.RB42477211.36
    Niles PaulTE39507113.00
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    Redskins - Team News
    Tom Compton - T
    Redskins re-signed OT Tom Compton. He was slated for restricted free agency. Compton's performance was abysmal when forced to start at right tackle late last season, but he's 26 years old (in May) and the...
    Feb 27 3:10PM Read More
    Ricky Jean-Francois - DL
    Redskins signed DL Ricky Jean-Francois to a three-year, $9 million contract. The deal includes $4 million guaranteed, and could be worth as much as $11.25 million if Jean-Francois reaches certain incentives. It's a nice chunk of change for a player...
    Feb 26 6:57PM Read More
    Brandon Meriweather - DB
    NBC Washington confirms the Redskins plan to let free agent S Brandon Meriweather walk. Now 31, Meriweather remains more notable for his cheap shots than effectiveness. The Redskins need to remake the back end of their defense. Letting Meriweather go is a...
    Feb 26 2:18PM Read More
    Ricky Jean-Francois - DL
    Free agent DL Ricky Jean-Francois will visit with the Seahawks this week. Jean-Francois has drawn interest from multiple teams since being released. He's scheduled to meet with Washington and the 49ers in addition to Seattle. Jean-Francois should...
    Feb 25 5:18PM Read More
    Ricky Jean-Francois - DL
    NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports free agent DL Ricky Jean-Francois will visit the Redskins... Jean-Francois, 28, was released by the Colts on Monday in a salary-cap move. He played for the 49ers under new coach Jim Tomsula from 2009-2012 and could be an option to...
    Feb 25 8:28AM Read More
    Ricky Jean-Francois - DL
    Colts released DE Ricky Jean-Francois. Jean-Francois registered a career-high 28 tackles in 2014, but he was costing the Colts too much money. Releasing Jean-Francois opens up $4.875 million in cap space. The...
    Feb 23 3:44PM Read More
    DeAngelo Hall - DB
    The Redskins recently tweaked CB DeAngelo Hall's (Achilles' surgeries) contract, eliminating... The $1 million would've become guaranteed on February 15. It sounds like the Redskins threatened to release Hall if he didn't agree to the tweak. Of course, what's left...
    Feb 22 4:15PM Read More
    Jordan Reed - TE
    CSN Washington's Tarik El-Bashir cites Jordan Reed as a candidate for a breakout season in... El-Bashir threw out 60 catches, 800 yards and six touchdowns as realistic projections for Reed if he can stay healthy. Those are Pro Bowl-type numbers. Reed functioned...
    Feb 22 10:03AM Read More
    Jordan Reed - TE
    Jordan Reed has said he intends to stop hurdling defenders in an effort to avoid injuries. Injuries have been the story of Reed's career dating back to his time at the University of Florida. He's missed 12 games across his first two NFL seasons due to repeated...
    Feb 22 8:37AM Read More
    Robert Griffin III - QB
    Redskins president Bruce Allen believes Robert Griffin III still "has a high... It's the second vote of confidence Griffin has received this week after coach Jay Gruden named him the starter. We're not sure where this optimism is coming from. Griffin...
    Feb 20 11:05AM Read More
    Robert Griffin III - QB
    Coach Jay Gruden said Robert Griffin III will enter the season as the Redskins' starter. "We will go into the season with Robert as the No. 1 guy," Gruden said Wednesday. The coach re-watched all of RGIII's tape and seems to be comfortable with him...
    Feb 18 1:10PM Read More
    Kirk Cousins - QB
    Kirk Cousins has been working out with Jon Gruden this offseason. We'll try not to read too deep into this, but it's certainly noteworthy that Jon is spending some time with one of his brother's players. Jay Gruden preferred Colt McCoy to...
    Feb 17 1:55PM Read More
    Brandon Meriweather - DB
    The Redskins are not expected to re-sign free agent S Brandon Meriweather. Meriweather makes more headlines with his suspension-garnering headshots than his effectiveness. The 31-year-old was PFF's No. 60 safety among 87 qualifiers last season,...
    Feb 17 9:44AM Read More
    Brian Orakpo - LB
    ESPN Falcons writer Vaughn McClure reports free agent edge rusher Brian Orakpo "would have... Orakpo is set to hit the market next month and will come at a much cheaper price after tearing his pec for the third time and managing just a half-sack across seven games. ...
    Feb 16 8:55PM Read More
    Niles Paul - TE
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim believes Washington could bring back free agent TE Niles Paul. Paul posted career highs in catches (39) and yards (507) while starting seven games in 2014. With Jordan Reed as injury prone as they come, Washington would be smart to...
    Feb 14 12:21PM Read More

    Schedule 2014
    19/7@ HouL 17-6
    29/14vs. JaxW 41-10
    39/21@ PhiL 37-34
    49/25vs. NYGL 45-14
    510/6vs. SeaL 27-17
    610/12@ AriL 30-20
    710/19vs. TenW 19-17
    810/27@ DalW 20-17 (OT)
    911/2@ MinL 29-26
    10Bye Week
    1111/16vs. TBL 27-7
    1211/23@ SFL 17-13
    1311/30@ IndL 49-27
    1412/7vs. StLL 24-0
    1512/14@ NYGL 24-13
    1612/20vs. PhiW 27-24
    1712/28vs. DalL 44-17
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    Injury Report

    12/28J. Hatcherknee (Doubtful)
    12/28C. Bakertoe, elbow (Questionable)
    12/28S. Bowenankle, illness (Questionable)
    12/28G. Millerankle (Questionable)
    12/28K. Robinsonknee (Questionable)
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