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Redskins Release Josh Norman

Josh Norman

The Washington Redskins have released cornerback Josh Norman. The eight year veteran still had a year left on his contract.

The NFL Network’s Mike Garofolo reported the news via Twitter on Friday morning.

Norman had a bad season in 2019, even getting benched in Week 12. In 12 games (eight started), he collected only one interception and six pass defenses. He also had one sack on the year. His only Pro Bowl and All Pro year was in 2015, when he hauled in four picks for two touchdowns.

The Redskins hired a new coach in Ron Rivera, who was Norman’s old coach during his time with Carolina. That makes this move especially interesting. Rivera and the team must want to move on from his declining numbers, regardless of relationship.

Now that he has been released, he has a chance to play for a new team before signing another deal in free agency in 2021. Many teams may need a veteran corner, but his drop off in production the past few seasons is concerning.

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