Redskins Worked Out 5 Players Including LB Khairi Fortt & DE Josh Shirley

The Washington Redskins worked five players on Monday, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan.

The list of players brought in for tryouts includes: LB Jason Fanaika (signed), LB Amarlo Herrera (signed), LB Deon King, LB Khairi Fortt, and DE Josh Shirley.

Shirley, 24, originally signed on with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of UNLV back in May. However, he was among the Raiders’ final roster cuts at the start of the season.

Shirley later signed to the Raiders’ practice squad before joining the Buccaneers back in October. Tampa Bay later elected to cut him loose in December, but he wound up signing to the Raiders’ practice squad a few days later.

The Seahawks signed him to a future/reserve contract in January but unfortunately waived him a few weeks after this year’s draft. The Seahawks brought him back for a brief period before later cutting him loose.

In 2015, Shirley appeared in five games and recorded two tackles.

Fortt, 24, is a former fourth-round pick of the Saints back in 2014. Fortt, unfortunately, lasted just a few months in New Orleans before he was waived and later claimed by the Bengals.

His time in Cincinnati was also short-lived, as he was once again cut loose just a month after he joining the team. The Jaguars later signed him off of the Bengals’ practice squad, but he was among their early roster cuts at the start of the 2015 season.

Seattle signed Fortt to a contract shortly after this year’s draft before later waiving him in June.

In 2014, Fortt appeared in three games and recorded a single tackle for the Jaguars.

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