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Bleeding Green Nation Jun 5, 2015

Eagles offered contract to Chris Chester before he signed with Falcons

When Chris Chester decided to sign with the Atlanta Falcons instead of the Eagles last week, it wasn't because Philadelphia didn't make a strong offer. According to a report from ESPN Insider Adam Caplan, Philadelphia offered the veteran offensive lineman a multi-year contract, whereas the Falcons only signed him to a one-year deal. "On Chris Chester, Eagles offered a 2-year deal, but he has a better chance of starting with Falcons (LG or even C if [Joe] Hawley isn't ready)." The 32-year-old Chester clearly valued the opportunity for playing time. Philadelphia might not have been...
CSN Washington Jun 1, 2015

Chester's departure shuffles depth chart at two OL positions

The Redskins open the second of their three weeks of organized team activities tomorrow without Chris Chester. The veteran's release affects two areas on the OL depth chart.
The Falcoholic May 30, 2015

Falcfans breaks down new Falcons offensive lineman Chris Chester

Our friend Aaron from Falcfans.com shares his take on Chris Chester's strengths and weaknesses. Curious about Chris Chester, the offensive lineman signed by the Falcons yesterday? Our friend Aaron went to the trouble of breaking down Chester's film from last season with Washington. Chester is familiar with Kyle Shanahan's scheme and I'd say he's definitely the favorite to win the starting left guard role based on his reported one-year, $2.8 million dollar deal. Considering the Falcons' other left guard options at present, Chester makes a lot of sense as a ready-made starter. As a bonus,...

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