Washington Redskins Sign OL Chris Chester To Five-Year Contract, According To Report

The Washington Redskins have finally addressed the offensive line during this NFL free agency period, signing Chris Chester of the Baltimore Ravens to a five-year, $20 million contract, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Chester is a 27-year old four-year starter that has played at guard and center for the Ravens. It's still unclear where Chester will play for the Redskins, since they just released former starting center Casey Rabach. Last season, all 13 of his starts came at guard. The Redskins are unsettled at both positions, so clearly he will start -- the question is where. The Ravens prioritized Marshal Yanda over Chester, which allowed the Redskins to swoop in.

The Redskins still have questions along their offensive line, and have Jammal Brown's situation to attend, but this is a clear upgrade.

For more on NFL free agency, visit our StoryStream listing key 2011 NFL free agents the Redskins could target. For all your NFL free agency rumors, visit that StoryStream. Also, be sure to check out SB Nation's Redskins blog Hogs Haven.

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