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Redskins are bringing back Shawn Lauvao

The Redskins bring back their starting LG

NFL: Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

He's back. The Redskins are bringing back Shawn Lauvao to compete for the team's starting left guard spot per his agent. Lauvao has been a starter for Washington since being signed from the Cleveland Browns in 2014. He has dealt with several injuries that have kept him off the field, only starting 41 games over his 4 seasons with the Redskins.

The Redskins made no significant moves to fill the hole at LG this offseason. They didn't sign any free agents, and didn't draft any guards with their 8 draft picks this year. They did select OT Geron Christian in the 3rd round, but he will compete to be the team's swing tackle, allowing Ty Nsekhe to be thrown into the guard mix. They also only signed two UDFA offensive lineman out of the 14 players signed after the draft. Iowa guard Sean Welsh is an interesting prospect and could earn a spot on the team this year, but the Redskins have him listed at center. The Redskins released veteran Orlando Franklin after announcing the signing of Welsh.

Current guard options on the Redskins roster:

Shawn Lauvao

Arie Kouandjio

Chase Roullier

Ty Nsekhe

Tony Bergstrom

Tyler Catalina

Kyle Kalis

T.J. Clemmings

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