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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Sep. 23, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Sep. 24, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Sep. 25, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Sep. 25, 2014 6:55 PM - 7:15 PM EDT Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Lou Holder LIVE from FedExField before the Redskins vs. Giants kickoff on Thursday, September 25, 2014.
  • Thu., Sep. 25, 2014 11:45 PM - 11:59 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Giants game at FedExField on Thursday, September 25, 2014.
  • Fri., Sep. 26, 2014 12:00 AM - 12:15 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference Select Redskins players take the podium following the Redskins vs. Giants game at FedExField on Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Players

Kory Lichtensteiger
G/C #78
Height:
6-2
Weight:
296
Age:
29
College:
Bowling Green State
Hometown:
Van Wert, OH, USA
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

G
2
GS
2

Transactions:

  • Originally selected by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.
  • Waived by the Broncos on September 4, 2009.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings on September 6, 2009.
  • Waived by the Vikings on September 29, 2009.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as a free agent on January 11, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins as a restricted free agent on March 20, 2012.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins on March 11, 2013. 

Transactions:

  • Originally selected by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.
  • Waived by the Broncos on September 4, 2009.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings on September 6, 2009.
  • Waived by the Vikings on September 29, 2009.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as a free agent on January 11, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins as a restricted free agent on March 20, 2012.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins on March 11, 2013. 

 

PRO

  • Versatile interior lineman who has seen action at both the guard and center positions during his career.
  • Enters 2014 having played in 69 career regular season games with 51 starts.
  • Named the team's Ed Block Courage Award recipient in 2012 after returning from a season-ending knee injury in 2011. 

 

2013 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 games during the 2013 season. 
  • Started at left guard and helped the Redskins produce a 300-yard passer and a 100-yard rusher at Green Bay (9/15). 
  • Started at left guard versus Chicago (10/20), helping the Redskins post 499 yards and 45 points.
  • Had his 50th career NFL start at Dallas on December 12. 

2012 (Redskins)

  • One season after suffering a season-ending knee injury, returned to start all 16 regular season games at left guard.
  • Named the recipient of the team's Ed Block Courage Award.
  • Started at left guard in a Thanksgiving Day win at Dallas, helping Robert Griffin III become the first player in team history to throw four touchdown passes in consecutive games. 
  • Started his first career playoff game against Seattle (1/6) in the NFC Wild Card Round.

2011 (Redskins)

  • Started in all five games in which he played before suffering a season-ending knee injury.
  • In Week 2 against Arizona, he started at left guard and helped pave the way for a running attack that totaled 35 carries for 172 yards (4.9 avg).
  • Started at left guard against St. Louis on Oct. 2 and helped the running game rush for a season-high 196 yards.
  • Was placed on Reserve/Injured List on Oct. 17.

 

2010 (Redskins)

  • Played in all 16 regular season games and made a career-high 14 starts.
  • Started at left guard against Philadelphia and blocked for a rushing attack that had a season-high 169 yards.
  • Started at left guard against Tampa Bay on Dec. 12 and blocked for Ryan Torain to set a career-high 172 yards on 24 carries, including 158 yards in the first half, and 121 in the first quarter.
  • Started at left guard against Dallas on Dec. 19 and protected quarterback Rex Grossman who complete 25-of-43 pases for 322 yards and a career-high four touchdown passes.

 

2009 (Vikings)

  • Claimed off waivers by the Vikings on September 6, 2009.
  • Was inactive at Cleveland (9/13), at Detroit (9/20) and vs. San Francisco (9/20).
  • Waived by the Vikings on September 29, 2009.

 

2008 (Broncos)

  • Played in all 16 regular season games.
  • Primarily played on special teams and also saw action as an H-Back in goal-line situations.

 

College

  • Received All-MAC honors during each of his four seasons at Bowling Green State.
  • Named a finalist for the Rimington Trophy (nation’s best center) and a first-team all-conference choice as a senior.
  • Earned All-MAC honors at center as junior.
  • Posted the highest blocking consistency (85.6 percent) of any center in the country during his time at Bowling Green State according to NFLDraftScout.com.
  • Played guard his first two seasons at Bowling Green State.

 

Personal

  • Has been active with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, participating in Redskins Youth Fitness Zone at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Loudoun County, the Mickey Steele Memorial Golf Outing, DC101 Chili Cook-Off benefiting the National Kidney Foundation and the Hometown Huddle and Harvest Feast. 
  • Participated in the team's 80th Anniversary Thank You Tour throughout VA, MD and Washington, D.C. in 2012.
  • Volunteered his time to read "A Little Skins Football Story" to the Redskins Kids Club in April 2013.
  • In 2013, participated in the Redskins' Kids Club Reading Combin, helped with the Adopt a Child Shopping Spree and participated in Cakes Against Cancer in INOVA hospital, which provides cakes to children undergoing treatment for cancer.
  • Named All-Northwest Conference Lineman of the Year as well as an all-state selection during his junior and senior  seasons at Crestview High School in Convoy, Ohio.
  • First-team all-conference pick as an offensive and defensive lineman at Crestview.
  • Had 125 tackles and eight sacks during his senior year after registering 100 tackles and six sacks his junior year.
  • Earned four letters in basketball.
  • Has one older brother, Kirk, and one younger brother, Luke.
  • Earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
  • Married to his wife, Mandi, and has four sons: Ayden, Kale, Beau, and Mack.
  • Born on March 22, 1985, in Van Wert, Ohio
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 71 53
2014 WAS 2 2
2013 WAS 16 16
2012 WAS 16 16
2011 WAS 5 5
2010 WAS 16 14
2009 MIN 0 0
2008 DEN 16 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @HOU L 6-17
2 JAC W 41-10

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