The Washington Times - July 28, 2011, 04:30PM

The Redskins have started to repair their porous offensive line by agreeing to a five-year deal with free-agent interior offensive lineman Chris Chester, according to the NFL Network. The deal will reportedly will net Chester $20 million.

Chester, 28, started all 14 games he played in last year for Baltimore. he has started 38 of 48 regular season games over the last three seasons. Chester reunites with Redskins offensive line coach Chris Foerster, who coached him in Baltimore from 2006-07, his first two NFL seasons.


The Redskins released incumbent starting center Casey Rabach on Thursday morning.