Chris Chester (American football)

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Chris Chester
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Chester at Redskins training camp in 2011.
No. 66     Washington Redskins
Guard / Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-01-12) January 12, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Tustin, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 309 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school: Tustin (CA)
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 56
Debuted in 2006 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Games Played 121
Games Started 95
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com

Christopher "Chris" Sean Chester (born January 12, 1983) is an American football guard and center for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma.

College career[edit]

Chester played college football at the University of Oklahoma. For the first three years, he played as a tight end for the Sooners, but switched over to being an offensive lineman in his senior year.[1] He graduated with a degree in political science in 2006.

Professional career[edit]

2006 NFL Combine[edit]

Chester in 2009 while on the Baltimore Ravens.

At the 2006 NFL Combine he ran the fastest time for an offensive lineman at 4.83 seconds.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 303 lb 4.83 s 1.68 s 2.85 s 4.51 s 7.33 s 31.5 in 8 ft 10 in 27 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Chester was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round (56th overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft. In his rookie season he played in 11 games making four starts. He helped to protect the quarterback and only 17 sacks were allowed, the 2nd fewest in the league. He made his NFL debut at the Denver Broncos on October 9, 2006.

In 2008, Chester was converted from the offensive line to tight end and switched from No. 65 to No. 48. His first NFL action at the new position came against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 29. He later switched back to the offensive line and No. 65 in October.

Washington Redskins[edit]

In July 2011, Chester signed a five-year contract with the Washington Redskins.[3][4] He was made the starting right guard. He was the only member of the Redskins' offensive line to start and play in all 16 games of the 2011 season at the same position.[5]

Personal Life[edit]

Chester lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and three young children. He is also a devout Christian.[6]

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