Redskins cut DE Stephen Bowen, re-sign OT Tom Compton

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The Redskins continued to transparent income off of a books, slicing defensive finish Stephen Bowen on a same day that they expelled nose tackle Barry Cofield. The group also announced that it re-signed limited giveaway representative Tom Compton, a right tackle.

Bowen was due to count $8.02 million opposite a income top in 2015, a final year on his contract. However, a group still contingency compensate him a sum of $2.52 million ($1.5 million in signing reward income and $1.02 million from a restructure bonus). So a pierce saves Washington $5.52 million opposite a cap.

With a stop of Bowen and Cofield’s contracts, Washington saved roughly $9.72 million.

The moves noted a delay of a shakeup along a defensive line. Thursday night a group sealed defensive finish Ricky Jean-Francois, who started 13 games for Indianapolis final deteriorate and from 2009-12 played for San Francisco, where Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan drafted him in a seventh turn out of LSU.

Bowen had spent a final 4 years in Washington after signing as a giveaway representative from Dallas in 2011. Knee injuries cut his final dual seasons short, though he started each diversion both in 2011 and 2012. In 4 seasons, Bowen available 96 tackles and 7 sacks.

Bowen, who turns 31 this year, seemed in 8 games (starting three) in 2014 after opening a year on a Physically Unable to Perform list. He notched 10 tackles.

Compton, a sixth-round collect in 2012 out of South Dakota, started 9 games during right tackle this past season, after replacing Tyler Polumbus in a lineup.

The 6-foot-5, 308-pounder had played usually sparingly in 2013, and spent a bulk of his rookie deteriorate on a use squad. Terms of his new understanding were not immediately known.

 

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