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Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees rounds out Redskins’ list of undrafted rookie signings

Tommy Rees joins the Redskins in time for this week’s rookie camp. (Joe Raymond/Associated Press)

The Redskins have signed former Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees as an undrafted free agent.

The team on Thursday released its list of college free agent signings, and Rees rounds out the group, which also includes these nine players, whose contracts were approved by the league on Wednesday.

The 6-1, 210-pound Rees went undrafted as he capped a roller-coaster four-year run at Notre Dame with a career season. Rees completed 224 of 414 passes for 3,257 yards and 27 touchdowns, but also threw 13 interceptions.

Rees’s signing gives Washington four quarterbacks, which is common during the offseason and training camp. He presumably would compete with Colt McCoy for the third spot behind Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins.

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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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