The Washington Times - August 7, 2008, 08:36AM

FB/TE Pete Schmitt was released and in his place is safety Justin Hamilton. At 6-foot-3 and 222 pounds, Hamilton played at Virginia Tech from 2002-05. He moved to safety as a senior with the Hokies and became a seventh-round pick of the Browns in 2006. He had 15 tackles in 2006 for Cleveland, but was cut Sept. 1, 2007 and did not play last season.