Redskins announce re-signing of LB Bryan Kehl

The Washington Redskins have announced the re-signing of

unrestricted free agent linebacker Bryan Kehl.

Kehl’s strength is special teams, and his signing Friday helps

soften the blow of the loss of Lorenzo Alexander, the Pro Bowl

special teams player who left the Redskins as a free agent this

week to sign with the Arizona Cardinals.

Kehl was in training camp with the Redskins last year but was

cut before the start of the regular season. He then signed with the

Kansas City Chiefs and was waived after appearing in three


The Redskins claimed him off waivers in late November, and he

played in Washington’s final five regular season games as well as

the playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks.