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Players

Chris Chester
G #66
Height:
6-3
Weight:
303
Age:
31
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Tustin, Calif.
Experience:
9

Transactions:

  • Originally selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round (56th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. 
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on July 30, 2011.

Transactions:

  • Originally selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round (56th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. 
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on July 30, 2011.

PRO

  • Enters 2014 having played in 121 career games with 95 starts.
  • Has started at both guard and tight end in his career.
  • Was the only Redskin offensive lineman to start all 16 games at the same position in 2011, and followed that up by starting all 16 games at right guard again in 2012 and 2013.
  • In 2012, was an integral part of a line that blocked for Washington's first team rushing title since 1933.
  • In 2009, helped Baltimore offense tie a franchise record in points (391), set record for most touchdowns (47) and rushing touchdowns (22).
  • In 2006, Baltimore allowed a franchise-low 17 sacks.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 games at right guard for the third consecutive season.
  • Helped quarterback Robert Griffin III pass for 329 yards against Philadelphia Week 1.
  • Helped the Redskins produce a 300-yard passer and 100-yard rusher Week 2 against Green Bay.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 regular season games at right guard for the Redskins for the second consecutive season.
  • Contributed to the team's 248 rushing yards and 480 yards of total offense at New York in Week 7.
  • Played in his 100th career regular season game in a Thanksgiving Day win at Dallas where he helped quarterback Robert Griffin III become the first quarterback in team history with consecutive four-touchdown passing games.
  • Started in the NFC Wild Card Round agaist Seattle.

2011 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 games at right guard, the only Redskins offensive lineman to start all 16 games at the same position.
  • Started at right guard vs. New York in his first game as a Redskin and helped running back Tim Hightower rush a career-high 25 times in a season-opening win.
  • Helped block for a rushing attack that totaled a season-high 196 yards vs. St. Louis.

 

2010 (Ravens)

  • Played and started in 14 games at right guard.
  • Helped pave way for running back Ray Rice who had 1,220 yards rushing on the year.
  • Protected quarterback Joe Flacco who recorded a career-high in passing yards (3,622) and touchdowns (25)
  • Started at right guard in two playoff games.

 

2009 (Ravens)

  • Played in 16 games with 13 starts.
  • Helped the Ravens post 5,619 total yards, which was the second-highest total in franchise history.
  • In a playoff game at New England, saw extensive action from scrimmage in which the Ravens rushed for a postseason-franchise-record 234 yards and 4 touchdowns.

 

2008 (Ravens)

  • Saw action in 16 games with 11 starts.
  • Helped the team rush for 2,376 yards and then-franchise-record 20 touchdowns.
  • Was part of an offensive line that allowed the second fewest sacks in franchise history (33).
  • Started in three playoff games.

 

2007 (Ravens)

  • Appeared in 16 games with 5 starts.
  • Helped protect Ravens quarterbacks, allowing them time to complete a franchise-record 341 passes.
  • Also helped open holes, allowing the Ravens to rush for 1,797 yards and 11 TDs.

 

2006 (Ravens)

  • Saw action in 11 games with four starts
  • Helped protect Ravens quarterbacks, allowing a franchise-low 17 sacks, the second fewest in the NFL in 2006.
  • Started his first career game at right guard and helped Jamal Lewis rush a career-high tying 3 touchdowns.

 

College

  • Converted to offensive line as a senior after joining the Sooners’ program as a 220-pound TE, adding over 60 pounds during college.
  • Appeared in 22 career games, starting nine.
  • Had 25 knockdown blocks for a Sooners’ offense that averaged 355.1 ypg in 2005.
  • Played three positions on offense (Tight End, Right Guard, and Center).
  • Played mostly on special teams as a junior.
  • Redshirted as a freshman in 2001.
  • Majored in Political Science.

 

Personal

  • In 2011, worked with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and the U.S. Marine Corps to provide 1,100 youth in need with a toy during the holiday season at the annual Skins Santa Shoppe.
  • During the 2009 season, visited the Ronald McDonald House to pack and donate shoe boxes to send to needy children across the globe.
  • Two-time first-team Golden West All-League and All-Orange County selection by The Los Angeles Times at Tustin (Calif.) HS.
  • Chester was rated the eighth-best TE in the nation by Rivals.com during his senior year.
  • Gained 815 yards with 11 TDs receiving as a senior and rushed for 450 yards and 5 scores.
  • Earned the League Defensive Player of the Year honors as a small forward on the basketball team as a junior.
  • Was an accomplished basketball player and discus thrower.
  • Was one of 32 players to attend The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Feb. 24-27 and March 25-27, 2009).
  • Chris and his wife, Kirbie, have  three children, Sean, Sylas and Sloane.
  • Full name: Christopher Sean Chester.

 

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 121 95
2013 WAS 16 16
2012 WAS 16 16
2011 WAS 16 16
2010 BAL 14 14
2009 BAL 16 13
2008 BAL 16 11
2007 BAL 16 5
2006 BAL 11 4

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