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After cutting Tracy Porter, Redskins sign a pair of cornerbacks

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After cutting Tracy Porter, Redskins sign a pair of cornerbacks

The Redskins signed a pair of free agent cornerbacks on Thursday, adding Trey Wolfe and Tajh Hasson.

We wrote about the Wolfe acquisition this morning right here. You probably remember his name; he was on the Redskins’ practice squad for a portion of last season.

Hasson, meantime, is an undrafted college free agent who played the last four seasons at UNLV. Listed at 6-1, 195 pounds, Hasson recorded a combined two interceptions and 14 pass breakups during his final two seasons.

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Hasson was clocked in the 40 at 4.46 and 4.49 seconds at his Pro Day, according to NFL.com. Some analysts believed that he had a chance to be selected in the later rounds of this year’s draft.

Wolfe and Hasson join a crowded corps of corners in Washington. The group already includes Chris Culliver, DeAngelo Hall, Bashaud Breeland, David Amerson, Tevin Mitchel and Justin Rogers. On Wednesday, the Redskins released veteran Tracy Porter.

Last season, the team kept five corners on the regular season roster.

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How's the knee? Trent Williams looks beyond ready in workout videos

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How's the knee? Trent Williams looks beyond ready in workout videos

Trent Williams went under the knife for his first-ever knee surgery about seven months ago.

Plenty of Redskins fans worried that the Pro Bowl left tackle might not be ready to go when the 2018 season starts.

Worry no more. 

Yes, that is Williams working out with veteran running back Adrian Peterson. And by the looks of it, Williams' knee looks just fine. 

Williams tore his right patella tendon last fall, but continued to play through the pain while the Redskins chances of a playoff bid remained. Once that window got firmly closed after an ugly Thursday night loss in Dallas, Williams contemplated sitting out, but other injuries on the line had already decimated the Redskins. Eventually, Williams shut down his season after a blowout loss in Los Angeles to open December. 

This offseason, Williams got the knee repaired. Washington coach Jay Gruden said repeatedly during the offseason that he expected Williams ready to go for training camp, and the workout videos suggest that to be the case.

This is great news for the Redskins offense, and for new quarterback Alex Smith. Expect Washington to be cautious with Williams, particularly in the early going of training camp in Richmond, but like Trent tweeted, "the walk says it all."

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Ranking the 2018 Redskins Roster: Revealing 31-53

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Ranking the 2018 Redskins Roster: Revealing 31-53

At NBCSportsWashington.com, we projected the Redskins’ 53-man roster (offensedefense) right after minicamp.

Now we are taking it one step further and ranking the 53 players we think will make the team.

The rankings are determined by who we think will have the most impact on the 2018 Redskins.

No consideration was given for past performance or for what a particular player might do down the road. We’ll be revealing the rankings between now and the start of training camp. 

<<CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2018 REDSKINS RANKINGS, PLAYERS 53-31>>

Today we’re starting up the list with the players we ranked from 31-53, Here are some of the players in our latest update:

— Seven of the team’s draft picks, including the pick they made last week.     

— All three specialists.

— The team’s leading rusher from 2017.   

<<CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2018 REDSKINS RANKINGS, PLAYERS 53-31>> 

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