Lichtensteiger was tendered at his original draft round (fourth) and will have his base salary doubled to $1.2 million. He will then become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2012 season.
Gano was given an exclusive rights free agency deal, meaning he will be a member of the Redskins at the veteran minimum salary.
Lichtensteiger has been praised for his run blocking abilities, and will be a key part to the play of the line going forward.
Gano was a solid kicker for the Redskins in 2011, making 31-of-36 attempts with just one miss inside 49 yards.