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Springs out for year with broken scapula

The Washington Redskins have placed cornerback Shawn Springs on injured reserve
and released cornerback Mike Rumph.

Springs broke the scapula in his right shoulder in the first
series of Sunday's loss to St. Louis, ending a frustrating season
for the 10-year veteran. Springs missed the first five games
following abdominal surgery and missed another game with a
hamstring injury.

Rumph was acquired in the trade that sent receiver Taylor Jacobs
to San Francisco in August. He played as a reserve early in the
season, but has been inactive for seven of the last eight games.

Jacobs, meanwhile, has caught only two passes this season for
the 49ers.

Springs and Rumph were replaced on the active roster by
defensive backs John Eubanks and Leigh Torrence. Eubanks, an
undrafted free agent from Southern Mississippi, has spent the
season on the practice squad. Torrence, from Stanford, played 10
games with Atlanta last year, but was waived following this year's
training camp.

The Redskins also signed tackle Calvin Armstrong and receiver
Ryan Hoag to the practice squad.