Report: Banks to be released, Torain promoted


Rick Maese has reported that the Redskins are planning on releasing Brandon Banks in favor of promoting Ryan Torain to the active squad.  This is a move to be done for depth at the running back position.    Banks is likely to be signed onto practice squad.

Earlier in the week, the Redskins released Larry Johnson and signed running back Chad Simpson.  Simpson was on the Buffalo Bill’s squad in the pre season.

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