Redskins sign OLB Everette Brown

Everette Brown, Drew Brees
Everette Brown gets pressure on Drew Brees last November. (Bill Haber/Associated Press)

The Redskins have signed defensive lineman/outside linebacker Everett Brown.

Brown fills the roster spot vacated by second-year pro Brandon Jenkins, who was waived on Sunday.

Brown played most recently with the Dallas Cowboys, but it’s had stints with Carolina, San Diego, Detroit and Philadelphia as well.

The 6-foot-1, 263-pound Brown played for Redskins outside linebackers coach Brian Baker with Carolina in 2009 and 2010.

Washington has outside linebackers Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan as starters, and Trent Murphy and Rob Jackson behind them. Adrian Robinson and Gabe Miller also are vying for roster spots at that position.

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What’s ahead:
Washington’s only practice on Day 5 began at 8:35 a.m. Monday in Richmond. The afternoon walk-through is canceled, and the team is off Tuesday. Here’s our camp guide.

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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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