Richard Rodgers will try to resurrect his career in Washington, where he stands a decent chance of doing just that. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Washington has agreed to sign veteran tight end Richard Rodgers, as Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports (via Twitter). It will almost certainly be a one-year, veteran minimum pact for the 28-year-old.

Rodgers was selected by the Packers in the third round of the 2014 draft, and he was a reasonably useful part of Green Bay's receiving corps during his four years catching passes from Aaron Rodgers. His best season came in 2015, when he hauled in 58 passes for 510 yards and eight scores, including a memorable buzzer-beating Hail Mary in Detroit.

His post-Green Bay career has not been as kind to him. He signed with the Eagles in April of 2018, but a knee injury kept him off the field until November of that year, and he ultimately recorded just one regular-season catch. And even though Rodgers re-upped with Philadelphia last March, his season was derailed by a knee injury. He was released off IR with an injury settlement in September and re-signed in December, but he appeared in just one game.

He will try to resurrect his career in Washington, where he stands a decent chance of doing just that. Washington — which pursued Greg Olsen earlier this year — has very little talent at tight end at the moment, and outside of Delanie Walker, the free agent cupboard is pretty bare.

This article first appeared on Pro Football Rumors and was syndicated with permission.



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While many quarterbacks have thrown passes for the Washington Redskins over the years, this quiz only lists the signal callers who led the team in passing yards in the years displayed. 

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1932
Honolulu Hughes
1933
Jim Musick
1934
Steve Hokuf
1935
Bill Shepherd
1936
Eddie Britt
1937-1938
Sammy Baugh
1939
Frank Filchock
1940-1943
Sammy Baugh
1944
Frank Filchock
1945-1951
Sammy Baugh
1952-1953
David LeBaron
1954
Al Dorow
1955
David LeBaron
1956
Al Dorow
1957-1959
David LeBaron
1960
Ralph Guglielmi
1961-1963
Norm Snead
1964-1970
Sonny Jurgensen
1971-1977
Billy Kilmer
1978-1985
Joe Thiesmann
1986-1987
Jay Schroeder
1988
Doug Williams
1989-1993
Mark Rypien
1994
Heath Shuler
1995-1997
Gus Frerotte
1998
Trent Green
1999-2000
Brad Johnson
2001
Tony Banks
2002-2004
Patrick Ramsey
2005-2006
Mark Brunell
2007-2009
Jason Campbell
2010
Donovan McNabb
2011
Rex Grossman
2012-2013
Robert Griffin III
2014-2017
Kirk Cousins
2018
Alex Smith
2019
Case Keenum

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