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Redskins agree to terms with restricted free agent Will Compton

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The Redskins’ now have both of their restricted free agent players under contract.

Running back Chris Thompson signed his tender last week. Today, news came out that Will Compton has now signed his on the line.

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Compton received the low tender last month, which is worth a salary of $1.8 million. He had the right to sign an offer sheet with another team, giving the Redskins a chance to match it. But he had no offers and his only realistic option was to return to Washington.

Compton started 15 games for the Redskins last year. He was second on the team with 50 tackles and he had one interception, a forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries.

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