Reporting Chuck Carroll
LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — The Washington Redskins have re-signed right tackle Tyler Polumbus.
The veteran offensive lineman started the first 14 games of the season for Washington before missing a Week 16 tilt against the Philadelphia Eagles with a concussion. He would return for the regular season finale against the Dallas Cowboys and the team’s playoff contest against the Seattle Seahawks.
Polumbus, 6 feet 8 inches and 305 pounds, says he signed a two-year agreement to return to the Redskins. The Colorado product adds a similar offer from the Jacksonville Jaguars was “tempting” but he didn’t couldn’t leave is teammates and coaches on the Redskins.
Polumbus’ return ensures all five starting offensive lineman will return in 2013.
The cash-strapped Redskins have already signed free agents Tony Pashos and Jeremy Trueblood who are expected to compete for the job at right tackle.