Mark Rypien will enter the Redskins ring of fame

The Washington Redskins have announced that former quarterback Mark Rypien will enter their ring of fame.

Rypien spent eight seasons in Washington from 1986 to 1993, appearing in 77 games with 72 starts for the Redskins. He completed 1,244-of-2,207 passes for 15,928 yards with 101 touchdowns and a passer rating of 80.2, while also adding eight rushing touchdowns during his time with the Redskins.

Rypien most notably led the Redskins to victory in Super Bowl XXVI, securing Super Bowl MVP honors for a performance in which he completed 18-of-33 passes for 292 yards with two touchdowns. Rypien helped the Redskins to a 24-0 third quarter lead en route to a 37-24 win against the Buffalo Bills, giving Washington its fifth world championship and third Super Bowl title in franchise history.