The Redskins have sliced their roster down to the league-mandated 53 with several cuts on Saturday.
Included among the waived offensive players are running backs Evan Royster, Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson. Also gone from that side of the ball are wide receiver Nick Williams and lineman Maurice Hurt .
Defenders cut loose are cornerback Chase Minnifield, linebacker Everette Brown and safety Phillip Thomas.
Placekicker Zach Hocker has also been waived.
The Redskins have also placed defensive tackle Chris Neild and linebacker Darryl Sharpton on the reserve/injured list and defensive end Stephen Bowen and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson on the PUP list.