The Redskins signed defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois to a three-year deal Thursday, reports the NFL Network. The deal is believed to be worth $9 million with $4 million guaranteed. With incentives, the deal can reach $11.25 million. Jean Francois was cut by the Colts on Monday. In 2014, Jean Francois totaled 28 tackles and three sacks.
Though the Colts released him, there appears to be a demand for defensive end Ricky Jean Francois' services. According to a report from NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, Jean Francois is set to visit the 49ers, Redskins and Seahawks this week. Jean Francois is primarily a 3-4 defensive end but would be moved to defensive tackle in a 4-3. Most teams that would be interested in him would likely run a 3-4 defensive scheme. Jean Francois totaled a single-season best 28 tackles in 2014.
The Colts released defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois on Monday, the team announced. Jean Francois started 23 games for the Colts over the last two seasons. In 2014, he totaled 28 tackles and three sacks. By releasing Jean Francois, the team opened up $4.875 million in cap space, according to The Indianapolis Star.
Colts defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois returned in the second half against the Giants after leaving in the first half with a finger injury.
Colts defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois left the game against the Giants in the second quarter with a finger injury. He is questionable to return.