Charley Casserly: Redskins will go after some offensive lineman in free agency

Former NFL general manager and current NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly believes the Washington Redskins will go after some offensive lineman in free agency, per Redskins.com.

In a Wednesday appearance on ESPN 980’s “The Sports Fix,” the NFL Network analyst and former general manager of the Redskins said Washington will “go hard” to acquire offensive linemen once the league year begins March 11.

Casserly’s justification was worth about 80 pounds, or the weight difference between the starting five offensive linemen Gruden coached in Cincinnati and the big men who started for Washington. The Bengals’ starting five averaged 322 pounds. The Redskins averaged 308.

“The body types in Cincinnati for their offensive line are radically different than the body types that Mike Shanahan had with his offensive line, so I think right tackle and guard are big needs for them and I think they will look to go hard there first,” Casserly said.