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Redskins Placing C Kory Lichtensteiger On Injured Reserve

Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Redskins are placing C Kory Lichtensteiger on injured reserve Tuesday.

This comes shortly after the news that Washington has signed C John Sullivan to a contract.

Lichtensteiger, 31, is a former fourth-round pick of the Broncos back in 2008. He lasted just over a year in Denver before he was waived and later claimed by the Redskins.

Lichtensteiger is in the fourth year of his five-year, $17.5 million contract that included a $2.75 million signing bonus. He was set to make a base salary of $3.5 million for the 2016 season before agreeing to a pay cut at the start of the season.

This year, Lichtensteiger has appeared in three games for the Redskins. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 16 center out of 34 qualifying players.