The Redskins reached an agreement with former Eagles defensive end Darryl Tapp on Thursday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Tapp appeared in 13 games for the Eagles last season, registering 17 tackles in 257 snaps. The 28-year-old Virginia Tech product spent his first four seasons in Seattle and the past three in Philadelphia. The deal is for one year, Schefter reported via Twitter. Tapp’s best season came as a member of the Seahawks in 2007, when he started 16 games and amassed 41 tackles and seven sacks. He’s started eight games the past four seasons combined, including none last season. It’s unclear how the Redskins plan to use Tapp, who is listed at 6 foot 1, 255 pounds. But it’s possible he’ll be deployed as a reserve pass rushing linebacker behind Brian Orakpo, who is recovering from a pectoral muscle tear, and Rob Jackson, who is facing a four-game suspension.
Redskins sign DE Darryl Tapp
CSN Washington | Mar 28