The Redskins announced July 31 that they have signed wide receiver Dameane Douglas. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Douglas is a versatile player that has experience as a wide receiver, special teamer and kickoff returner in his four seasons in the NFL. His experience, speed and versatility with add depth to the Redskins talented receiving group.
Douglas, 6-0 and 195 pounds, spent 2003 training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs but was released shortly before the season. He played four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (1999-2002) after he was released by the Oakland Raiders. He originally joined the NFL as the Raiders' fourth round pick (102nd overall) in the 1999 NFL Draft.
He has played in 52 career games with 14 catches for 165 yards and three touchdowns. He also has 57 special teams tackles and five kickoff returns for 101 yards. He has played in seven postseason contests with five special teams stops and one kickoff return for 24 yards. He had his best season in 2001 when he played in all 16 games with five catches for 77 yards and two touchdowns for the Eagles.
Douglas finished his college career at California with a school-record 197 receptions, a total that ranked third in Pac-10 annals. As a senior he was a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award given to the nation's top receiver and also earned second team All-American honors.