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Wilde Lake grad Zach Brown signs with Redskins

Wilde Lake grad Zach Brown signs with Redskins

The Washington Redskins have made their most significant defensive acquisition nearly a month into free agency, agreeing to terms Monday with inside linebacker Zach Brown following his visit to Redskins Park, according to Brown’s agent.

“Zach is now back home, where he’s from, so it’s a great homecoming,” agent Michael Katz said. “The Redskins organization, starting from the head coach all the way down, was what really helped Zach make his decision. He’s going to come in and be an instant leader there.”

Brown, who attended Wilde Lake High and Hargrave Military Academy, will join the team with 49 career starts in five NFL seasons. He was viewed as one of the top inside...