Red­skins make moves to bol­ster depth along of­fen­sive line

The Garden Island - - Morning Briefing -

ASHBURN, Va. — The Wash­ing­ton Red­skins have shored up their of­fen­sive line by re-sign­ing swing tackle Ty Nsekhe and in­te­rior line­man Tony Bergstrom and ex­er­cis­ing the fifth-year op­tion on start­ing right guard Brandon Scherff’s con­tract.

The Red­skins an­nounced the deals Mon­day as they be­gan their off­sea­son pro­gram. The sign­ings en­sure depth along the line for at least next sea­son.

A two-time Pro Bowl se­lec­tion, Scherff is now signed through 2019. Wash­ing­ton’s first-round pick in 2015 has started 46 reg­u­lar-sea­son games and one play­off game.

Nsekhe, who was a re­stricted free agent, started five games at left tackle in place of in­jured Pro Bowl line­man Trent Williams last sea­son. The 32-year-old has ap­peared in 42 games and started 11. ••• As­so­ci­ated Press

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