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Redskins release eight, place Jenkins on IR

Today was the deadline for teams to get down to 80 players on their roster. Accordingly, the Redskins released the following players, per ESPN 980:

DB Dante Barnes
QB Ben Chappell
OL Xavier Fulton
DB Tyrone Grant
LB Eric McBride
OL Corey O’Daniel
K Clint Stitser
TE Joe Torchia

In addition, as per the earlier speculation, the Redskins officially released Wide Receiver Malcolm Kelly (who received an injury settlement).

Jarvis Jenkins was also placed on Injured Reserve today, ending his season.

As ESPN 980 indicated, the Redskins now have 80 players on their roster, including those currently listed as Physically Unable to Perform.

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