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Redskins cut Kearse, promote Bates


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The Washington Redskins signed linebacker Houston Bates off the practice squad and terminated the contract of defensive end Frank Kearse on Saturday.

Kearse was a seventh-round draft pick of the Miami Dolphins in 2011. He recorded 15 tackles and three sacks with Washington in 2014.

The Redskins signed Bates, an undrafted rookie, to a free-agent deal in May.

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