Need to Know: The Redskins kick off their 2014 season a week from today.
The Redskins announced the moves that they have made to get their roster down to 53 players by today’s 4 p.m. deadline. They released the following players:
RB Chris Thompson
The Redskins will be without their starting strong safety for the first two games of the season.
Kai Forbath has survived the challenge. The Redskins have waived Zach Hocker and Forbath will retain his job as the Redskins’ kicker, at least for now.