The Washington Redskins and Zach Brown have come to terms on a contract for the upcoming season, a source tells NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay.

The linebacker will return to the Redskins after the team picked him up in free agency last off-season. The news is big for the Redskins, as Brown was the team's leading tackler in 2017.

Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the deal is for three years:

With Washington he started in 13 games making 127 tackles (84 solo) and 2.5 sacks in 2017. As a six-year veteran he will keep consistency in the middle of the field of the defense, a spot the Redskins have been missing for the past decade. 

Brown made the Pro Bowl in 2016 with Buffalo.

That year he had a career-high in tackles (149, 97 solo), with four sacks, and an interception.