Redskins agree to terms with 12 FA's

<strong>Updated 4/28:</strong>The Redskins agreed to terms with 12 undrafted free agents after the draft--but no punter. They signed six players on offense, including Iowa quarterback, and Heisman trophy finalist, Brad Banks, and six more on defense.

Ohio State punter Andy Groom, high on the Redskins' list, opted for Tampa Bay. The complete list will not be released until Monday.

''There were a couple of punters we felt could help us,'' Redskins director of personnel Vinny Cerrato said. ''But we felt if we couldn't get them, then we would not sign any. We'll probably bring a couple [punters] to minicamp as tryouts.''

The Redskins also have Bryan Barker still on the roster.

Washington also will speak with free agent defensive tackle Michael Myers again this week. The Redskins want him to sign a minimum-contract deal; Myers, a backup, wanted more.

They'll evaluate their needs once more after this weekend's minicamp. Cerrato said they're comfortable with their safety situation, if they can't sign another one.

''We'll know better next week what we need,'' Cerrato said.


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Washington completed its draft-day action by signing 12 rookie free agents, including Iowa quarterback Brad Banks and a brother tandem from Georgia (linebacker Chris Clemons and defensive lineman Nic Clemons), who are nephews of Texans linebacker Charlie Clemons.

The others:

FB Preston Hartfield, Texas Tech
CB Brian Mance, Clemson
RB Sultan McCullough, USC
OL Justin McElfish, Richmond
CB Ade Jimoh, Utah State
WR James Johnson, Bowie State
CB Serge Sejour, Howard
LB Clifton Smith, Syracuse
TE Kevin Ware, Washington

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