NFL Network reporter Rand Getlin is reporting that former Redskins tackle
-- 2016 Redskins Free Agency Journal
Tackle Tom Compton is reuniting with former Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan in Atlanta, according to NFL Network’s Rand Getlin.
Selected with the 193rd-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Compton appeared in 44 games for the Redskins over the last four seasons with 10 starts.
Nine of those starts came during the 2014 season when he replaced Tyler Polumbus as the team’s starting right tackle.
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Compton would not catch any passes out of the set, but he did total 212 offensive snaps during the season along with 96 on special teams.
In joining the Falcons, Compton becomes the third former Redskins offensive lineman to join Atlanta in in two years after Chris Chester and Polumbus both signed with the Falcons last offseason. Chester stayed in Atlanta for the season, while Polumbus eventually landed with the Denver Broncos. Both are currently free agents.
Nsekhe, 30, joined the Redskins last February and appeared in 13 games with two starts in his first NFL action since 2012.
Cofield spent the entire 2015 season on the practice squad after signing as a college free agent. He played in 51 games for Duke and earned third-team All-ACC honors as a senior.