|Sep. 5 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET4:21 AM GMT12:21 PM 北京时间9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST10:21 PM CT - Parker became the odd man out in the Washington Redskins' three-way veteran running back competition Saturday when he was released as the team set its 53-man roster a week before the start of the regular season.
Analysis: Parker was among 21 players cut before the 6 p.m. deadline. Parker never showed the burst that earned him the name "Fast Willie" when he was in his prime with Pittsburgh from 2005-07.
|Apr. 2 11:48 AM PT12:48 PM MT1:48 PM CT2:48 PM ET6:48 PM GMT2:48 AM 北京时间11:48 AM MST1:48 PM EST12:48 PM CT - Parker agreed Friday to a one-year contract with Washington that could be worth as much as $3.1 million with incentives.
Analysis: Parker is 29 and has played six seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning two Super Bowl rings. He has three 1,200-yard seasons, but ran for only 389 yards last year as a backup. Parker's agent, Douglas Hendrickson, said the Redskins have told Parker that "it's an open competition for the starting job."