The Redskins traded up in the sixth round to take their first offensive lineman in the 2017 draft.

With the 199th selection Washington took Wyoming center Chase Roullier. The 6-4, 312-pounder He handled both guard and center duties for the Cowboys. Roullier is considered to be a power blocker who wins by staying on his blocks.

The Redskins have been looking for a backup center since the retirement of Kory Lichtensteiger and the free agency departure of John Sullivan. Roullier may need some grooming before he can take over that role but he will be here to get it started.

The Redskins moved up two spots in the sixth round in a deal with the Vikings. Washington went from the 201st pick of the draft to pick 199 and then they dropped from pick 220 to pick 230 in the seventh round.

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