Pats punt Springs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., May 18 (UPI) -- Veteran cornerback Shawn Springs was released Tuesday by the New England Patriots.

NFL: Washington 23, Philadelphia 17

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Clinton Portis rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown Sunday, keying Washington's come-from-behind 23-17 win over Philadelphia.

Ron Springs slips into coma

DALLAS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Former Dallas Cowboys running back Ron Springs has fallen into a coma seven months after he received a kidney from a former teammate.

Redskins sign Jerametrius Butler

ASHBURN, Va., June 7 (UPI) -- Free agent cornerback Jerametrius Butler Thursday signed with the Washington Redskins.

Redskins put Shawn Springs on IR

ASHBURN, Va., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins Wednesday put cornerback Shawn Springs on the injured reserve list with a fractured shoulder blade.

Redskins' Carlos Rogers out

ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A fractured right thumb will cause Washington Redskins' cornerback Carlos Rogers to miss Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Redskins' Springs out for 3 to 6 weeks

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Washington Redskins left cornerback Shawn Springs has undergone surgery and will be out for three to six weeks while he recovers, the team said.

Niners get wide receiver Jacobs from Skins

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers acquired wide receiver Taylor Jacobs from the Washington Redskins Monday in exchange for cornerback Mike Rumph.

NFL: Dallas 13, Washington 10

DALLAS, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Patrick Crayton caught a 39-yard touchdown pass with less than a minute left Sunday as the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins, 13-10.

Redskins sign Michael Barrow

ASHBURN, Va., April 22 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins on Thursday agreed to terms with free agent linebacker Michael Barrow, a move that will likely signal the departure of Jeremiah Trotter.

Seahawks sign Bobby Taylor

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 25 (UPI) -- Bobby Taylor became the second starting cornerback to leave the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, signing a four-year, $11.8 million contract with Seattle.

Redskins sign linebacker Marcus Washington

ASHBURN, Va., March 5 (UPI) -- Linebacker Marcus Washington, who started the past three years for the Indianapolis Colts, is the newest member of the Washington Redskins.

Portis-Bailey deal becomes official

ASHBURN, Va., March 4 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins on Thursday officially announced the acquisition of running back Clinton Portis from the Denver Broncos.

NFL suspends Terry for four games

SEATTLE, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Starting right tackle Chris Terry of Seattle has been suspended by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse and personal conduct policies.

Shoulder injury sidelines Springs

SEATTLE, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Oft-injured cornerback Shawn Springs of the Seattle Seahawks will miss at least half the upcoming NFL season because of a broken bone in his right shoulder.
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Shawn Springs
Seattle Seahawks' fullback Leonard Weaver (L) runs through the tackle of Washington Redskins' cornerback Shawn Springs en route to a 17-yard touchdown in the first half of their first round NFC Wildcard playoff game at Qwest Field in Seattle on January 5, 2008. The Seahawks beat the Redskins 35-14. Adding defensive backup to Springs are Redskins' defensive tackle Chris Wilson (95) and safety Reed Doughty. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant).

Shawn Springs (born March 11, 1975 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks third overall in the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.

A Pro Bowl selection in 1998, Springs has also played for the Washington Redskins. He is the son of former NFL running back Ron Springs.

Shawn Springs was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. Prior to attending Springbrook High School, Springs was a standout athlete at Orange High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He was an all-state selection in football at Springbrook High School in Silver Spring where he played running back and cornerback.

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