Center Kevin Matthews signs with Redskins

Center Kevin Matthews signs with Redskins
May 7, 2013, 12:30 pm
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The Redskins have signed former Titans center Kevin Matthews, the team announced Tuesday. 

Matthews, the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame lineman Bruce Matthews and cousin of Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, appeared in 14 games for Tennessee from 2010-2012. Two of his three career starts came last season.

To make room for Matthews, the Redskins released center Kyle Wilborn, who was signed as a college free agent on May 2.

Kevin Matthews is listed at 6 foot 3, 302 pounds. The 26-year-old played collegiately at Texas A&M and was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2010.

Matthews would presumably backup starter Will Montgomery, who was rated by ProFootballFocus as the NFL’s fifth best center in 2012, having allowed only one sack, two quarterback hits and nine hurries. Last season, starting left guard Kory Lichtensteiger served as the Redskins' backup center.