The Washington Football Team was #2 on the waiver priority list, but did not have any successful waiver claims. That either means they didn’t put in any claims, or they put in a claim for Deion Calhoun who was claimed by the Cincinnati Bengals who were #1 on the priority list(UPDATE: Washington didn’t make a claim). Any players claimed today had to be placed on the claiming team’s 53-man roster. There were several players who seemed to be a good fit for Washington, but the team didn’t commit to any of them yet.
Ron Rivera said the team would be looking at wide receiver after the team only kept 5 on their initial 53-man roster. There are still several WRs who are now free agents. The focus now seems to shift to filling out Washington’s 16-man practice squad. Several players that were released yesterday will likely be added, along with a few at positions like RB where there are no released options.
The Washington Football Team will not have the chance to sign OT Timon Parris who was claimed by the Atlanta Falcons. Parris spent the last two seasons with the team as a practice squad player, an was reportedly not likely to be given another chance to develop here. Good luck Atlanta!
Over the past 10 years, the average number of post-cutdown waiver claims league-wide was 41.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 6, 2020
This year, there were just 17 claims.
No preseason games, no fresh tape ... no surprise there was far less movement than usual. Teams sticking with their own guys. https://t.co/0B7bb6WWhg