The Redskins announced the signing of offensive lineman John Kling on Thursday, making him the 12th member of Washington's unit that'll be tasked with protecting Kirk Cousins this season.

Kling, who's 23, is a large man with a Twitter name to match: His username on the platform is @KlingKong70. At 6-foot-8, he's as tall as new teammate Ty Nsekhe, which means the Redskins now have two players who look like NBA players that entered the wrong career.

Kling joined the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Buffalo after the 2016 NFL Draft, but he didn't make the regular season roster. He then became a part of the Philadelphia Soul, who play in the Arena Football League.

According to's Jake Kring-Schreifels, Kling's college offensive line allowed just seven sacks in his last year at school. That sounds a lot like the line on his new team — the Redskins were the fourth-best group at keeping QBs upright in 2016/17.