November 5, 2011
The Washington Redskins are designatingcornerback Phillip Buchanon on injured reserve due to knee and neck injuries,ending his season. Buchanon announced the status change on Facebook today. "I will be placed on IR today so my season would be over & what a crazy year," Buchanon wrote. The Redskins are likely to promote rookie cornerback Brandyn Thompson from the practice squad to the active roster
November 4, 2011
Washington Redskins cornerback Phillip Buchanon has been suspened for four games for violating the NFL performance-enhancing drug policy. It's unclear what Buchanon took to trigger the violation. Buchanon's suspension took effect today and he's ineligible to play in games or practice until the suspension is over.
September 3, 2011