Redskins trim roster, waive Crompton
WASHINGTON — Drafting two quarterbacks in the first four rounds wasn’t good news for former Tuscola High standout Jonathan Crompton.
Well, it didn’t come as a surprise to the 25-year-old quarterback when news came Monday afternoon that the Washington Redskins decided to waive him in a move to trim its roster from 90 to 75.
Since training camp began, Crompton didn’t even get a preseason snap behind rookies Robert Griffin, Kirk Cousins and veteran Rex Grossman.
Also on Monday, cornerback Kevin Barnes was traded to the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed draft pick.
In addition to Crompton, Washington waived or released placekicker Neil Rackers; running backs Antwon Bailey and Lennon Creer; offensive linemen Chris Campbell, James Lee, Tony Moll and Nick Martinez; linebacker Monte Lewis; receivers ...