Redskins Sign RB Russell Hansbrough & OT Darius James To Futures Deals

The Washington Redskins officially signed RB Russell Hansbrough and OT Darius James to futures contracts for the 2019 season on Thursday.

As of now, the Redskins have signed 13 players to futures deals including:

  1. WR Carlos Henderson
  2. T Roubbens Joseph
  3. WR ArDarius Stewart
  4. RB Elijah Wellman
  5. DT JoJo Wicker
  6. C Casey Dunn
  7. WR Tre McBride
  8. RB Russell Hansbrough
  9. OT Darius James

Futures deals are essentially camp invites that will give players the opportunity to compete for roster spots during offseason workouts and training camp.

Hansbrough, 25, signed on with the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri back in 2016. He was one of the team’s final roster cuts before signing onto their practice squad.

Hansbrough had brief stints with the Giants and Chargers before signing on to the Redskins’ practice squad a month ago.

During his four-year college career, Hansbrough recorded 467 rushing attempts for 2,344 yards (5.0 YPC) and 15 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 30 receptions for 128  receiving yards (4.3 YPC).

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