Redskins Sign Torain, Hagans

In addition to signing wide receiver Roydell Williams, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Washington Redskins have also signed running back Ryan Torain and wide receiver Marques Hagans, two players who tried out for the team during their weekend mini-camp.

A college quarterback, Hagans as drafted in the fifth-round (144th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Virginia by the St. Louis Rams, who converted the 5-10, 185-pounder to wide receiver. Hagans caught 8 passes for 101 yards in four games during the 2007 season, but was waived at the end of the following year's training camp.

Hagans spent part of 2008 shuttling between the Kansas City Chiefs' active roster and practice squad, catching one pass for 7 yards in two games, as well as brief stints on the Indianapolis Colts and Redskins practice squads.

Hagans caught one pass for 9 yards, and had a 2-yard punt return, for the Redskins during the 2009 pre-season.

Torain is no stranger to new Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan.

Selected by the Denver Broncos in the fifth-round (139th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft out of Arizona State, Torain (6-1, 225) impressed Broncos' coaches during training camp, but an elbow injury sidelined him until midway through his rookie season. Injuries propelled Torain into the starting lineup in just his second NFL game, and Torain gained 68 yards on 12 carries with a touchdown before a torn ACL ended his rookie season.

The Broncos waived Torain last August with an injury settlement.

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