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Nose tackle Knighton brings big presence to Redskins

Nose tackle Knighton brings big presence to Redskins

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terrance Knighton is imposing even on a football field filled with generally large men. What makes Washington's new 6-foot-3 and more than 350-pound nose tackle special, however, is his relative quickness for a man of his massive bulk. "When you put him out there on first and second down, it's going to be hard to run the ball between the tackles," said coach Jay Gruden, whose Redskins signed Knighton to a one-year, $4.45 million contract in March. "He takes up quite a bit of room in there. He has great hands and great get off. "You see how big he is, but you don't realize how quick his first step is, which it really rare...

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