Mar 11, 2014, 11:11 AM EST
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have re-signed linebacker Perry Riley. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Riley (6-0, 238) was originally selected by the Redskins in the fourth round (103rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. For his career, he has appeared in 56 regular season games with 40 starts, compiling 405 tackles (232 solo), 21 passes defensed, 7.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries, one interception and one forced fumble.
In 2013, Riley led the Redskins with 153 tackles, becoming the first player on the team to surpass London Fletcher in tackles since he joined the team in 2007. In his first full season as a starter in 2012, Riley posted career highs in tackles (167) and sacks (3.5).
Riley, 25, played collegiately at Louisiana State from 2006-09, recording 185 tackles, 13 tackles for a loss, two sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries.
Riley was born on May 3, 1988, and attended Stephenson H.S. in Ellenwood, Ga.
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