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Washington Football Team roster cuts following 2021 training camp

NFL teams are cutting down to the 53-player maximum. We’ll break down the moves as the Washington Football Team sort out their roster decisions.

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The Washington Football Team should be in the mix for the NFC East without a clear favorite in the division. Head coach Ron Rivera announced Ryan Fitzpatrick to be the starting quarterback for a job that was never in question, but Taylor Heinicke would step in if Fitzpatrick struggles.

With the release of Lamar Miller, rookie Jaret Patterson earned a roster spot after a strong preseason. He will be behind Antonio Gibson and J.D. McKissic on the depth chart but will provide an extra body along with Peyton Barber in the backfield.

Terry McLaurin will be Washington’s top wide receiver option this season along with Curtis Samuel, who missed a decent portion of training camp but is expected to be ready for Week 1. Adam Humphries should see plenty of looks out of the slot, and Dyami Brown figures to be in the mix as well. Kelvin Harmon and Steven Sims Jr. failed to make a spot on the roster.

Washington ​53-man roster following roster cuts

Washington Football Team, 2021 53-man roster

Position Name
Position Name
C Tyler Larsen
C Chase Roullier
CB Kendall Fuller
CB William Jackson III
CB Bobby McCain
CB Torry McTyer
CB Darryl Roberts
DB Benjamin St-Juste
DE Montez Sweat
DE Shaka Toney
DE Casey Toohill
DE Chase Young
DL David Bada
DT Jonathan Allen
DT Matt Ioannidis
DT Daron Payne
DT Tim Settle
G Brandon Scherff
G Wes Schweitzer
K Dustin Hopkins
LB Jon Bostic
LB Jamin Davis
LB Cole Holcomb
LB Khaleke Hudson
LS Camaron Cheeseman
OL Sam Cosmi
OT Ereck Flowers
OT Charles Leno Jr.
P Tress Way
QB Kyle Allen
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick
QB Taylor Heinicke
RB Antonio Gibson
RB J.D. McKissic
RB Jaret Patterson
S Troy Apke
S Landon Collins
S Kamren Curl
S Deshazor Everett
S Darrick Forrest
T Saahdiq Charles
T Cornelius Lucas
T David Sharpe
TE John Bates
TE Sammis Reyes
TE Ricky Seals-Jones
TE Logan Thomas
WR Dyami Brown
WR DeAndre Carter
WR Adam Humphries
WR Terry McLaurin
WR Dax Milne
WR Curtis Samuel
WR Cam Sims
Reserve Injured
TE Dylan Cantrell
DE Jalen Jelks
OT Rick Leonard

*Player who was waived with an injury designation and has reverted back to the team’s injured reserve list

Washington ​​​​roster cuts

  • QB Steven Montez
  • RB Peyton Barber
  • RB Lamar Miller
  • RB Jonathan Williams
  • WR Tony Brown
  • WR Antonio Gandy-Golden
  • WR Kelvin Harmon
  • WR Steven Sims Jr.
  • WR Isaiah Wright
  • TE Nick Guggemos
  • TE Temarrick Hemingway
  • TE Caleb Wilson
  • G Beau Benzschawel
  • C Keith Ismael
  • G Wes Martin
  • OT Rick Leonard*
  • OT David Sharpe
  • OT David Steinmetz
  • C Jon Toth
  • DE William Bradley-King
  • DE Bunmi Rotimi
  • DT Devaroe Lawrence
  • DT Justus Reed
  • DT Daniel Wise
  • DT Gabe Wright
  • LB Jordan Kunaszyk
  • LB David Mayo
  • LB Jared Norris
  • LB Justin Phillips
  • LB Joe Walker
  • CB Jordan Brown
  • CB Danny Johnson
  • CB Chris Miller
  • CB Jimmy Moreland
  • CB Linden Stephens
  • CB Greg Stroman
  • S Cole Luke
  • S Jeremy Reaves