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Throwback Thursday: Santana Moss Joins The Redskins


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Santana Moss would have never gotten his "Cowboy Killer" nickname had he never joined the Washington Redskins.


On March 10, 2005, the Redskins pulled the trigger on a wide receiver-for-wide receiver trade, sending Laveranues Coles to the New York Jets in exchange for Moss, who had amassed 119 receptions for 1,943 yards and 15 touchdowns in his final two seasons as a New York Jet.

Moss quickly let Redskins fans know that he was in Washington to make a statement, as his two-touchdown performance against the Dallas Cowboys in just his second game will forever be one of the greatest moments in franchise history.

In his first season with the Redskins, the University of Miami product would earn Pro Bowl honors as he totaled 84 receptions for a franchise record 1,483 yards and added nine touchdowns. 

Moss would spend ten seasons in Washington, and he ranks third all-time in franchise history in receptions (581), fourth in receiving yards (7,867) and seventh in receiving touchdowns (47).

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