The Redskins have announced the signing of linebacker Jonathan Goff via their official Twitter feed.The also announced the signing of kicker Neil Rackers, which was reported last week.Goff has been with the Giants his entire career since they drafted him in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL draft. He started all 16 games a middle linebacker for the Giants in 2010 but he missed all of last year with a torn ACL.The 26-year-old Vanderbilt alum will compete for a backup spot at inside linebacker behind London Fletcher and Perry Riley. He will be going up against Lorenzo Alexander, former Giants teammate Bryan Kehl, and the just-drafted Keenan Robinson.There were reports that the Redskins had tried out Goff before re-signing London Fletcher earlier this month.
Redskins sign LB Goff
April 30, 2012, 5:13 pm