The Washington Redskins have released veteran on cornerback Orlando Scandrick.
Coach Jay Gruden confirmed the move Tuesday before the final practice of training camp. Washington signed Scandrick to a two-year deal in March after the Dallas Cowboys cut him.
Gruden cited the play of young cornerbacks Quinton Dunbar Youth Fred Warner Jersey , Fabian Moreau, sixth-round pick Greg Stroman, undrafted free agents Danny Johnson and Ranthony Texada and supplemental draft pick Adonis Alexander as the reason for releasing the 31-year-old Scandrick.
Injuries limited Scandrick to 11 games last season and 12 in 2016. The Redskins signed him after sending Kendall Fuller to Kansas City as part of the trade for Alex Smith.
Gruden says he wants to give Dunbar Ronnie Harrison Color Rush Jersey , Moreau and others playing time. He hopes Scandrick catches on with another team. Thursday night’s game between the Oakland Athletics and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of rain.
The postponement is the 40th in the major leagues this season, one more than last year and the most in at least the past six years.
The game will be made up on Friday as part of a straight doubleheader beginning at 3:10 p.m. CDT. The second game will start at 7:10 p.m., the time for Friday’s regularly scheduled game Cheap Customized Chicago Bears Jerseys , or 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.
The White Sox announced right-hander James Shields (2-8, 4.63 ERA) will start the first game on Friday, with righty Lucas Giolito (4-7 Authentic Tracy Walker Jersey , 7.19) following in the nightcap. Chicago has lost seven straight to match a season high and is a season-low 25 games under .500.
Oakland will send left-hander Sean Manaea (6-6, 3.56) to the mound in the opener and start righty Chris Bassitt in (0-2, 2.45) in Game 2.
The Athletics are scheduled to play four games this weekend during their only visit to Chicago this season.