How Will the Jammal Brown Trade Affect the Redskins and Saints?

June 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jammal Brown is now officially a Washington Redskin.
The New Orleans Saints agreed to trade their disgruntled left tackle on Saturday after Brown sat out numerous voluntary workouts. The restricted free agent signed his $3.62 million tender to make the trade possible.
Brown is a two-time Pro Bowl left tackle who missed the entire 2009 season with a sports hernia and a hip injury. He had spent his entire career with the Saints since the team drafted him in the first round in 2005.
How the trade affects the Redskins:
Jammal Brown will play at right tackle after playing on the left side for four seasons in New Orleans. Brown, though, played at right tackle as a rookie in 2005.
The Redskins have the potential to have a solid set of bookend tackles for the next four or five years with Brown on one side and rookie Trent Williams on the left.
Washington's offensive line struggled last season. They were ranked 27th in the NFL last season in sacks allow...

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