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Redskins add Nick Barnett

Ashburn, VA (Sports Network) - The Washington Redskins have signed linebacker Nick Barnett.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but various reports indicate it is a one-year contract.

Barnett spent the past two seasons with Buffalo after playing his first eight years with the Green Bay Packers. He was released by the Bills in February despite leading the team in tackles each of the past two seasons.

The 32-year-old veteran registered 112 tackles with two sacks in 2012. He has 1,026 tackles, including 722 solo, with 20 1/2 sacks and 12 interceptions in 139 NFL games.

Washington also placed running back Tristan Davis on the exempt/left squad list.

08/01 10:05:36 ET

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