According to Howard Balzer, the Redskins brought in five running backs for tryouts on Wednesday including Marcus Murphy.
The full list of tryouts for the Redskins includes:
- Marcus Murphy
- Dare Ogunbowale
- Jhurell Pressley
- Josh Rounds
- Trey Williams
Murphy, 25, is a former seventh-round pick of the Saints back in 2015. He was in the third year of his four-year, $2,349,288 contract and set to make a base salary of $615,000 for the 2017 season when New Orleans waived him this past July.
The Jets claimed Murphy off of waivers only to cut him loose coming out of the preseason and later sign him to their practice squad.
Murphy had a brief stint on the Colts’ practice squad a month ago.In 2016, Murphy appeared in three games for the Saints and caught one pass for three yards receiving to go along with 105 kick return yards and 57 punt return yards.
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