The Washington Redskins now have a right tackle on their roster. The team has re-signed Jammal Brown to a five-year contract, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter. It's not immediately clear how much money the contract extension will cost.
Brown came over to the Redskins in a trade from the New Orleans Saints last season for a third-round draft pick. He was converted to right tackle and had a decent season, though he struggled with a hip injury. The Redskins had no right tackle on the roster, so re-signing the 30-year old Brown became a priority. He had plenty of other offers, but chose to stay in D.C.
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