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Redskins Sign LB Kevin Pierre-Louis


LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Pierre-Louis (6-0, 231) is entering his seventh NFL season after originally being selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round (132nd overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. He has appeared in 71 regular season games with four starts.

Last season as a member of the Chicago Bears, Pierre-Louis saw action in 14 games with a career-high three starts and finished with 32 tackles (22 solo), one interception and three passes defensed.

Pierre-Louis spent the 2018 campaign with the New York Jets and appeared in nine games. He recorded the only sack of his career with the Jets. In 2017 as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, he posted single season career-highs in total tackles (35) and solo tackles (25).

He has appeared in four postseason games (three with Seattle and one with Kansas City) and registered five tackles (three solo) and one forced fumble.

Pierre-Louis played collegiately at Boston College where he appeared in 44 career games and was named First Team All-ACC as a senior.

Pierre-Louis, 28, attended King Low Heywood Thomas H.S. in Stamford, Conn. He was born October 7, 1991.

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