Redskins pursuing Ravens’ left guard Ben Grubbs

The Washington Redskins are one of several teams pursuing free agent left guard Ben Grubbs, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday.


Ben Grubbs (66), left, leads Ravens running back Ray Rice (27) during Baltimore’s 20 - 13 defeat of the Houston Texans in the playoffs Jan. 15. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Grubbs played for current Redskins offensive line coach Chris Foerster, who held the same position in Baltimore during Grubbs’ rookie year.

The Redskins face uncertainty at left guard. Starter Kory Lichtensteiger missed the final 10 games of the 2011 season after tearing his ACL and MCL.

The Redskins expect Lichtensteiger to be ready to play by the start of training camp, but want to bolster their interior offensive line depth.

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Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.

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