LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed unrestricted free agent guard/center Mike McGlynn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
McGlynn (6-4, 325) was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He has appeared in 56 regular season games with 47 starts for the Eagles (2008-10), Cincinnati Bengals (2011) and Indianapolis Colts (2012-13).
In 2013, McGlynn started in 14 regular season games and two playoff matchups for Indianapolis. Last season, he contributed to the Colts winning the AFC South division title and tallying the second-largest comeback victory in NFL postseason history after overcoming a 28-point deficit in the AFC Wild Card game against Kansas City.
McGlynn, 29, played collegiately at Pittsburgh from 2004-07, appearing in 47 games with 43 consecutive starts to end his collegiate career. He was a three-time All-Big East honoree and was a third-team All-America selection as a senior.
McGlynn was born on March 8, 1985. He attended Austintown (Ohio) Fitch H.S., where he was a two-way starter in football and earned all-conference honors in baseball.
ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snyder since 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.