Previously conveying more players with Alabama football roots on their program than some other NFL team, the Washington Redskins included two more Monday by marking hostile lineman Victor Salako and security Maurice Smith for their training squad.
Smith had moved between the Miami Dolphins’ active program and practice squad over the past two seasons. He played in 13 games, jumping on the field for 80 cautious snaps and 189 extraordinary groups plays.
Smith had been out of the NFL since the Dolphins released him when they decreased their 90-player preseason program to the ordinary season utmost of 53 on Aug. 31.
Smith was at Alabama during the 2013, 2014 and 2015 seasons before completing his school vocation at Georgia in 2016.
A previous champion at Huntsville’s Grissom High School, Salako additionally completed his school vocation out of state in the wake of playing two seasons at UAB. Salako moved to Oklahoma State when the Blazers dropped their football program for the 2016 season.
Salako has not played in a NFL standard season game since entering the league as an undrafted new kid on the block with the Philadelphia Eagles, yet he’s been on the training squad for the Eagles, Cleveland Browns and New York Giants. He was postponed by the Giants with damage settlement on Sept. 10.
Each NFL group can have a training squad of 10 players. The players are permitted to rehearse with the groups however can’t play in games.
Salako and Smith join linebacker Cassanova McKinzy, a previous Woodlawn High School and Auburn champion, on Washington’s practice squad.
The Redskins’ dynamic program incorporates Alabama graduated class Jonathan Allen, Ryan Anderson, Landon Collins, Shaun Dion Hamilton, Hale Hentges, Daron Payne, Ross Pierschbacher and Cam Smith and South Alabama former student Jeremy Reaves.
Washington likewise has another previous Crimson Tide champion, Reuben Foster, on harmed save.
Anderson prepared at Daphne, Hamilton at Carver-Montgomery, Payne at Shades Valley and Foster at Auburn.
Monday’s NFL exchanges news wasn’t as useful for another previous Alabama prep star. Previous Saks quarterback Tremon Smith won’t be with Green Bay when the Packers face the Detroit Lions on Monday night.
Green Bay waived the cornerback to add tight end Evan Baylis to the active list for Monday’s game.