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Fred Davis: I've 'nodded off' in Redskins meetings

Fred Davis wasn't moved before Tuesday's trade deadline, despite the Washington Redskins' best efforts. He doesn't sound like a guy who's too thrilled about it.

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The veteran tight end -- supplanted on the depth chart by Jordan Reed -- didn't hold back when asked if he had hoped to change teams this week.

"Definitely," he told USA Today. "If I was on another team, you'd see what I can do."

Davis has been inactive each of the last two weeks for the Redskins. He suggested the team's decision-making is connected to a clause in his contract tied to the amount of games he's on the active roster.

Whatever the intentions may be, Davis doesn't appear too intent on getting back in the good graces of coach Mike Shanahan. The tight end openly discussed sleeping in team meetings on Wednesday.

"I've never slept through a whole meeting, but I've nodded off," Davis said after practice. "I mean, everyone nods off. It's dark in there. You nod off. You wake up -- go get something to drink and go back.

"I've done that."

If Davis is trying to get released, sharing this type of stuff is a good start. It's more likely the Redskins keep Davis around as injury insurance this season, a season that you can safely assume is his last in Washington.

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