ASHBURN – The Washington Redskins signed linebacker Vic So’oto off the Green Bay Packers’ practice squad Wednesday morning to fill the vacant roster spot caused by the suspension of offensive tackle Jordan Black.
The 6-foot-3, 263-pound So’oto split time between Green Bay and Oakland this season, playing in five games with one tackle. He played in seven games with the Packers last season and had seven tackles. Green Bay signed him as a college free agent out of BYU after the 2011 draft.
Washington also signed Pat Boyle, a 6-foot-5, 301-pound guard, to its practice squad and released linebacker Kourtnei Brown. Boyle spent time with Detroit in training camp and on its practice squad this season.
Black, who was suspended four games by the NFL for a violation of its policy on performance-enhancing substances, was moved to the reserve/suspended list.