Washington Redskins 2013 NFL Draft Should Have Included a Wide Receiver

May 12, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One of the Washington Redskins' objectives prior to the 2013 NFL draft was to add depth to the secondary, and the team certainly did not disappoint—selecting cornerback David Amerson and safeties Philip Thomas and Bacarri Rambo.
After finishing 20th in passing yards in 2012, you would think they would have added a wide receiver.
To their credit, the Redskins did add a pass-catching tight end in the fourth round—Jordan Reed. In his final year at the University of Florida, he accounted for 45 catches for 559 yards.
However, they needed a tight end as well.
Last season, Robert Griffin III finished the regular season with 20 passing touchdowns—tying him for 19th in the NFL. He ranked lower than Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer, who combined for 10 wins for their teams.
It is worth noting the Redskins were the only team in the NFL that had four wide receivers to each have more than 500 yards receiving...

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