Redskins Insider: A closer look at Devin Thomas's release from the Redskins

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During Devin Thomas's rookie season, several Redskins veterans told me Thomas needed to grow up. They criticized his commitment to practice and study habits, saying he would have learned the playbook faster had he worked harder. And Thomas, 23, showed more maturity during his second season. People I trust in the organization told me he was doing the right things in practice and in wide receiver position meetings, and a former Redskins assistant predicted Thomas would have a big game last season against the New Orleans Saints in Week 13. Thomas established career highs with seven receptions for 100 yards and two touchdowns in an overtime loss to the eventual Super Bowl champions. Of course, none of that matters to Coach Mike Shanahan, who Saturday released the Redskins' top pick from the 2008 draft. With an opening on the 53-man roster, the Redskins are expected to promote running back Keiland



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I'm sure it wasn't the sleeping in a team meeting this summer. DT would've been released much sooner.

BBanks better be careful - he doesn't want to get a rep as a snitch. :biggrin2:
 

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