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Charley Casserly: The Redskins Have The Best Four-Receiver Package In The League

Quarterback Trent Williams and the Redskins will have a very good dilemma this season when it comes to passing the football.

Take a look back at the top images of the Washington Redskins' wide receivers from the 2015 season.

With the addition of first-round wide receiver Josh Doctson, the Redskins enhanced an already loaded position and also gave Cousins a slightly different tool at his disposal – a big, tall receiver on the outside with great hands and an instant red zone threat.

That the Redskins already have Jamison Crowder, Pierre Garcon and Jordan Reed should only make things easier for the rookie, who the Redskins hope will be just as challenging to cover. The only question for Cousins will be who to throw to.

While NFL Media analyst Charley Casserly scanned the league for the best four-receiver groups, naturally, he couldn't put any team above the Redskins. His reasoning?

DeSean Jackson: "Why is he important? Because he takes the top off the defense. He's still the top speed guys. You've got to keep a safety back there 25 yards to take away the deep threat."

Jordan Reed: "Best feet of any tight end in football. He's got wide receiver feet. You can't cover this guy with one guy, so now you've got two guys you've got to double cover. By the way, Reed was second in receptions last year. He was second last year in receptions and third in yardage after the catch."

Rob Kelley: "Before they got Jackson, this guy was No. 1. He caught 113 passes. He hasn't lost anything from there. Excellent third guy. How about him being your third guy?"

Josh Doctson: "A little bit of a shock to sports fans. The rookie Josh Doctson, he's got size, he's got above average speed, excellent in the red zone, great hands, can track the deep ball, he's your fourth option."

And of course, he hasn't even mentioned Jamison Crowder, who broke Art Monk's rookie record for receptions last year. So, yeah, the Redskins have some depth you could say. 




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