Redskins Sign Alridge; Place Thomas on IR
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Posted Sep 22, 2009


LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed running back Anthony Alridge to their 53-man roster off the Houston Texans’ practice squad. To make room on the roster, the team placed guard Randy Thomas on Injured Reserve.

Alridge spent the 2009 preseason with the Redskins and totaled 10 rushing attempts for 46 yards (4.6 avg.) and added three receptions for 34 yards (11.3 avg.). He also returned two kickoffs for 35 yards (17.5 avg.). The Redskins originally claimed Alridge off waivers from the Denver Broncos on February 12, 2009.

The 5-foot-9, 185-pound, Alridge spent last season on Injured Reserve after signing with the Broncos in 2008 as a college free agent from the University of Houston. As a senior for the Cougars, Alridge rushed for 1,597 yards (6.2 avg.) and 14 touchdowns and caught 42 passes for 428 yards and five touchdowns.

Thomas, an 11-year veteran, sustained a right triceps injury in the second quarter of Washington’s 9-7 win over the St. Louis Rams last Sunday. Thomas has started in all 143 career games he has played in for the New York Jets (1999-2002) and Washington Redskins (2003-2008).


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