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Redskins Waive G Orlando Franklin, Activate S DeAngelo Hall

The Washington Redskins announced Friday night that they’ve activated S DeAngelo Hall from the PUP list and placed OL Orlando Franklin on waivers.

Franklin, 29, is a former second-round pick of the Broncos. He finished playing out his four-year rookie contract with Denver and signed a five-year, $36.5 million contract that included $20 million guaranteed with the Chargers back in 2015.

Franklin was set to make a base salary of $6 million for the 2017 season when the Chargers designated him as a post June-1 release. The Saints signed him to a contract back in July but released him a week later.

Franklin signed on with the Redskins last week.

In 2016, Franklin appeared in all 16 games for the Chargers and was rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 66 guard out of 72 qualifying players.

Hall, 33, is a former first-round pick of the Falcons back in 2004. After four years in Atlanta, Hall joined the Redskins for the 2008 season and has spent the past nine years in Washington.

Hall was in the final year of his four-year, $17 million contract that includes $5.4 million guaranteed and set to make a base salary of $4.25 million for the 2017 season when he agreed to a pay cut another pay at the start of the season.

Hall will now $1.1 million fully guaranteed and along with some incentives.

In 2016, Hall was limited to appearing in just three games and recording 16 tackles, no interceptions and a pass defense for the Redskins.

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