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Redskins sign undrafted WR Jerry Rice Jr

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have signed Jerry Rice Jr., son of the Hall of Fame receiver.

Rice is an undrafted free agent out of UNLV. He caught 11 passes for 86 yards and one touchdown last year in his only season with the Rebels.

Rice is 5-foot-10 and 185 pounds. He previously played at UCLA before transferring to UNLV.

Rice had tryouts with the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers this offseason.

The Redskins also waived cornerback Blake Sailors.

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