Washington Commanders sign a one-year agreement with Guard Trai Turner

The Washington CommandersUncertain who will replace All Pro guard Brandon ScherffAdded a name to the competition that the coaches are familiar with.

The Commanders signed guard Trai TurnerA source said that Turner, who was a Carolina coach, played six seasons. Schefter was told by a source that Turner signed a $3 million one-year contract.

Turner was Carolina’s starting right guard between 2014-18. In 2019, Ron Rivera was split time at right and center guard.

Turner, a third round pick in 2014 was named the Pro Bowl's third round under John Matsko and Rivera, who will also be Turner's position coach in Washington. Turner played center in every Pittsburgh game last year.

Scherff signed with The Jacksonville JaguarsIn free agency. Washington knew that it was unlikely to keep the five-time Pro Bowler.

The commanders are veterans Wes SchweitzerThird-year Saahdiq CharlesAs many as possible to compete for the job. Turner has 106 career begins, Schweitzer has 54 and Charles has 5. Washington was also draft Chris PaulTulsa's guard and tackle was played by.

Washington Center Chase RoullierHis left fibula was fractured in November of last season. He's expected not to have any problems for the remainder of the season. Turner may be able to provide insurance.

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