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Redskins sign Russell for rest of season

Updated: October 30, 2003, 12:33 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

In a marriage of convenience, one meant to boost Washington's undermanned defensive front and allow Darrell Russell to reclaim a once promising career, the Redskins have signed the formerly banished veteran tackle, ESPN.com has learned.

The one-year deal, agreed to after Russell huddled with Redskins owner Dan Snyder in Chicago Tuesday night and then met with Washington coaches early Wednesday, carries a base salary of $1.5 million. But prorated over the remaining nine weeks of the season, ...

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