Redskins make change at running back

Redskins make change at running back
October 23, 2012, 11:15 am
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The Redskins have made a change at running back.

Chick Hernandez of Comcast SportsNet is reporting that they have brought back Keiland Williams, who made the team as an undrafted rookie in 2010 before being cut prior to last season. To make room for Williams they have released running back Ryan Grant.

Williams played in 15 games for the 2010 Redskins, starting three. He rushed for 261 yards and three touchdowns on 65 attempts and caught 39 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns.

After the Redskins released Williams in the final cuts last year, the Lions picked him up. In 20 games in Detroit he rushed for 195 yards on 60 carries. The Lions released him on Oct. 18.

The Redskins signed Grant on Sept. 25 after putting running back Roy Helu Jr. on injured reserve. He appeared in one game and carried once for five yards.

The team also made a change on its practice squad, releasing wide receiver Emanuel Arcenaux, and bringing in defensive back Dominique Johnson.

Update: The Redskins have confirmed the roster moves.