The Washington Redskins Monday cut 10 players and put...

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Redskins Monday cut 10 players and put another on injured reserve to reach the NFL's final 49-man limit.

Running back Terry Metcalf, tight end Rich Caster, defensive end Dallas Hickman, and wide receiver Carl Powell were placed on waivers.


Linebacker Lemont Jeffers, defensive end Mike Clark, wide receiver Chy Davidson defensive end John Lee, linebacker Quentin Lowry, and cornerback LeCharles McDaniel were also cut.

Guard Ron Saul was put on injured reserved.

In all, the Redskins' 49-man roster includes 45 active players and four inactive taxi squad players.

Quarterback Bob Holly, kicker Dan Miller, running back Nick Giaquinto and defensive back Greg Williams were assigned to the taxi squad.

Metcalf, who suffered an off-season basketball injury, has played for five years for the St. Louis Cardinals, three years for the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts, and one year for the Redskins.

In 1981, Metcalf netted 953 total yards and finished third on the club with 48 pass receptions.

Caster, signed with the Redskins in 1981 after 13 years in the NFL. He played three games for the Redskins, but is a veteran of of 160 games with 322 career pass receptions.


Hickman, was drafted by the Redskins in 1975 and was a captain of the special teams. He was released last year by the Redskins, claimed and released by the Baltimore Colts, and returned to Washington.

Powell, the Redskins third-round draft choice from Jackson State, had one catch in pre-season action.

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