Redskins sign OL Mike McGlynn

Redskins sign OL Mike McGlynn
March 28, 2014, 2:45 pm
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The Redskins’ retooling along the offensive line continued Friday with the signing of former Colts guard/center Mike McGlynn.

McGlynn played mostly at right guard for Indianapolis last season, though he also made two starts at center.

The 29-year-old visited Redskins Park on March 19 but left without signing a contract. He also reportedly visited the Packers and Titans.

In five NFL seasons, McGlynn (6 foot 4, 325 pounds) has played for the Eagles, Bengals and Colts, starting 48 of 58 games. In 2011, he started four games for Redskins head coach Jay Gruden while both were in Cincinnati.

Since the start of free agency, the Redskins have released center Will Montgomery and signed former Browns guard Shawn Lauvao.

McGlynn’s signing gives the Redskins’ offensive line some needed depth, experience and versatility. The current interior backups—Josh LeRibeus and Adam Gettis—have played a combined 39 snaps since being drafted in 2012.

It’s also possible McGlynn will push returning starters Kory Lichtensteiger and Chris Chester for playing time.

The news was first broken by McGlynn's agent: