Redskins promote WR Lewis

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The Washington Redskins announced Thursday that they signed wide receiver Lance Lewis to the team's active roster from their practice squad.
The Redskins also signed wide receiver Josh Bellamy to their practice squad and placed wide receiver Leonard Hankerson on injured reserve.
Lewis (6-2, 207) originally signed with the Redskins as a college free agent on May 2, 2012, before being released on Aug. 27, 2012. He re-signed with the Redskins on May 14, 2013. After being waived on Aug. 31, the team added him to its practice squad on Sept. 1.
Bellamy (6-0, 206) originally signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as a college free agent on April 30, 2012. He spent the first 13 weeks of the 2012 season on the Chiefs' practice squad before being added to the active roster on Dec. 8. He appeared in three games. He was waived by the Chiefs on Aug. 31, 2013, before signing with the San Diego Chargers' practice squad on Sept. 10. He was released from the Chargers' practice squad on Nov. 19.
Hankerson was drafted by the Redskins in the third round (79th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He appeared in Washington's first 10 games this season with a career-high seven starts, recording 30 receptions for 375 yards (12.5 avg.) and tying a career season high with three receiving touchdowns.

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