The Washington Redskins signed 9 of the 10 players they had on their practice squad at the end of the season this week to reserve/future contracts(CB Tye Smith was the only player not signed.) Former Eagles/Jaguars safety Earl Wolff tweeted last night that he has also been signed by the Redskins. The team has not confirmed the signing.
Wolff was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 5th round in 2013 out of North Carolina State. He started 6 games during his rookie season, but injured his knee the following year and was placed on injured reserve. Wolff had microfracture surgery, and had the knee scoped. He spent time on the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad in 2015, and was signed to a reserve/future deal. The knee injury again landed him on injured reserve, and he has not played in an NFL since the 2014 season.
And if you’ve never heard the story, here is Wolff’s crazy story about being robbed and kidnapped while he was with the Jaguars.
My 2011 white Range Rover is parked on the street. As I get in and reach for the seatbelt, someone yanks my door open. There’s a man wearing a black ski mask and pointing an AK-47 inches from my face.
“Give me the keys!” he barks. “And get out of the car!”
I freeze, wondering if my buddy is playing a trick on me. I wonder if it’s a sick joke. I babble, but words aren’t coming out of my mouth.
“Give me your wallet! Your phone!”
I step out and hand over my belongings. Another man with a shotgun rushes toward me and shoves me into the back seat. Two other men with shotguns appear from the side of the house and hop in the car. The man with the AK-47 gets behind the wheel, and I’m squished between two of the masked men in the backseat. We begin driving around the neighborhood.