The Washington Redskins have signed veteran running back and future Hall of Famer Adrian Petersons to a one-year deal on Monday, according to NFL Network insiders Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafalo.
Peterson worked out for the Redskins on Monday morning and, with Washington’s dire need for a lead back in the wake of numerous injuries, the singing of Peterson, 33, to a deal comes of no surprise.
Lions Release Glover Quin
The Detroit Lions have released veteran safety Glover Quin, according to an official team announcement.
In related moves, the Lions cut wide receiver Bruce Ellington and linebacker Nicholas Grigsby from the roster.
“We thank Glover for his countless contributions to the Detroit Lions during his six seasons with our team,” Lions general manager Bob Quinn said, via an official team statement.
“Since joining the organization in 2013, Glover exemplified everything it means to be a true professional in this league — as both a competitor on the field and a leading voice in the community. Coach [Matt] Patricia and I have the utmost respect for him as a man and player, and we wish him nothing but the very best in the future.”
Quin, 33, started all 16 games last season for Detroit racking up 74 total tackles and 1 sack for the Lions.
Falcons Not Tending Brian Poole
Poole has played as the primary nickel back for the past three seasons in Atlanta and is coming off a career year in 2018 in which he set a number of career highs in tackles, sacks, and interceptions.
According to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, the door is still open for Poole to return to the Falcons but he would have to agree to a lesser deal than the RFA tender.
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