The Washington Redskins announced March 14 they have signed quarterback Todd Collins. Collins is an experienced and skilled veteran that will provide depth to the Redskins quarterback position.
Collins has worked with Redskins associate head coach-offense Al Saunders extensively in Kansas City.
Collins, 6-4 and 228 pounds, originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft choice (45th overall) of the Buffalo Bills in the 1995 NFL Draft. He spent three seasons with the Bills before joining the Chiefs in 1998.
During his career, Collins has appeared in 40 games with 17 starts and completed 302 of 546 passes for 3,447 yards, 17 touchdowns and 19 interceptions.
A former Michigan Wolverine, Collins finished his college career with the best career (64.3 percent) and single-season (65.3 percent in 1993) completion percentage in school history. He completed 457 passes on 711 attempts good for 5,858 yards, 34 touchdowns and 17 interceptions.