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Washington signs top pick Scherff


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The Washington Redskins announced Tuesday they signed first-round pick Brandon Scherff. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

With Scherff’s signing, all 10 of the Redskins’ selections from the 2015 NFL Draft are now under contract.

Washington has Scherff penciled in as its starting right tackle.

Scherff, the fifth overall pick, started 36 of the 43 games at Iowa. In 2014, he received the Outland Trophy, given annually to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman.

Scherff earned unanimous consensus All-American honors and was named first-team All-Big Ten for the second consecutive season. He also won the Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year award in the Big Ten Conference.

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