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Redskins Roster Moves Include Signing Clark, Montgomery

The Washington Redskins announced Dec. 9 that they have signed offensive tackle Devin Clark and guard Will Montgomery and have placed offensive lineman Justin Geisinger and tackle Chris Samuels on injured reserve.

In addition, the team released defensive end Erasmus James from the active roster and signed wide receiver Marques Hagans and guard Rueben Riley to the practice squad. Wide receiver Devin Aromashodu was signed off the Redskins' practice squad to the Chicago Bears active roster.

Clark (6-4, 312) was promoted from the Redskins' practice squad, where he spent the first 14 weeks of the 2008 season. He originally signed with Washington on May 2, 2008 and was with the team during training camp prior to being released on Aug. 30. He signed with Washington's practice squad the following day.

Montgomery (6-3, 312) is in his third NFL season and has played in 13 career games, starting six, with the Carolina Panthers and the New York Jets. He was inactive for two regular season games with the Jets this season before being waived on Oct. 14.

Montgomery originally joined the Jets as a free agent on Sept. 19, 2007. He played in the team's final seven games with two starts, was inactive for six additional contests, and did not play in one other game last season.

He originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round pick (234th overall) of the Carolina Panthers in 2006. In his rookie season, he played in six games with a career-best four starts.

A native of Clifton, Va., Montgomery prepped at Centreville High School.

Geisinger played in eight games in 2008.

Samuels started 12 games this season and was inactive with a knee injury at Detroit in Week 8. Samuels, a five-time Pro Bowl selection, sustained a triceps injury in the second half at Baltimore last Sunday.

James was originally acquired via trade for a conditional draft pick from the Minnesota Vikings on May 27, 2008. He played in five games and was inactive for eight additional contests.

Hagans (5-10, 205) has played in six career games with the St. Louis Rams (four games in 2007) and Kansas City Chiefs (two games in 2008), totaling nine receptions for 108 yards. He spent the majority of the 2008 season with the Chiefs' practice squad.

Hagans originally entered the NFL in 2006 as a fifth-round draft pick of St. Louis out of the University of Virginia, where he played quarterback, wide receiver and kick returner. He is a native of Hampton, Va.

Riley (6-4, 305) spent the 2007 season with the Carolina Panthers practice squad. He spent parts of 2008 training camp with Miami and Carolina.

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