Redskins Beat: WR Jamison Crowder likely to play in three-WR sets

ESPN - [Full Article]

A lot of attention at receiver focused on rookie Josh Doctson and veteran DeSean Jackson. But Jamison Crowder is the target who left folks at Redskins Park excited. Late last year, the Redskins felt Crowder wore down (he admitted as much) and it impacted his ability to get free. Crowder has looked decisive and explosive in his routes this offseason. And don’t think that just because Doctson is here that Crowder will somehow get bumped in some three-receiver sets. The Redskins will be reluctant to sit Crowder based on how they felt he looked this spring, building on his 59-catch rookie season. He still must show he can shake defensive backs when they play press coverage.

Fantasy Impact: 

Barring an injury, and assuming DeSean Jackson's speed keeps him in the lineup, if Crowder is on the field for three-WR sets, then either Pierre Garcon or Josh Doctson won't be getting snaps in that situation.

Filed Under: 2016, Preseason

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