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Redskins Sign Quinn, Place Baker On IR


The Redskins have signed tight end Richard Quinn and placed nose tackle Chris Baker on injured reserve, the team announced on Tuesday.

Quinn, 6-4 and 258 pounds, was originally drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round (64th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. He has played in 29 games, with four starts. He has one catch for nine yards.

After two seasons with the Broncos, he was waived last Aug. 26 with an injury settlement. He had suffered a knee ligament sprain during training camp.

Quinn, 25, played college football at North Carolina from 2005-08, appearing in 34 games with 20 starts. He finished his college career with 12 receptions for 124 yards and two touchdowns.

Quinn was born on Sept. 6, 1986, in Huntsville, Ala. He spent his final two prep seasons at Maple Heights High School in Maple Heights, Ohio.

Baker joined the Redskins' roster on Dec. 6. He suffered a quad injury during warm-ups prior to his first practice as a member of the roster.

Baker originally signed with the Redskins' practice squad on Sept. 5.

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