The Washington Redskins announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent center Kevin Matthews. According to the team’s press release, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Undrafted free agent center Kyle Wilborn was released to make room for the three-year veteran center.
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Matthews originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans in 2010. The 6-3, 302-pound offensive lineman worked his way off the Titans’ practice squad, and was on the team’s active roster during Tennessee’ 2010 campaign. Matthews has appeared in 17 career games (three starts), all with the Titans.
He’s looking to continue the trail of greatness in the NFL, for he is the son of former Houston Oilers/Titans Hall of Fame center Bruce Matthews, who played for 19 seasons. His grandfather, Clay Matthews, Sr., played during the 1950s and his uncle, Clay Matthews, Jr., played in the NFL for 19 seasons as well, mainly for the Cleveland Browns.
Matthews is a ...