Redskins sign former Patriots nose tackle Brace

    2013-02-14 10:25

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - The Washington Redskins have signed nose tackle Ron Brace.

The team announced Thursday the addition of the 26-year-old Brace, who spent the last four seasons mostly as a backup with the New England Patriots.

The Patriots selected Brace in the second round of the 2009 draft from Boston College. He played in 39 games, including seven starts.

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Last season, the 6-foot-3, 330-pound Brace played in 10 games, all as a reserve, before he was released on Dec. 29.