Despite playing in a conservative offense that didn't take many chances downfield, receivers Robby Anderson and Curtis Samuel turned in career seasons for the Panthers. Anderson went over 1,000 receiving yards for the first time in his five-year career a year ago, while Samuel totaled 1,051 yards from scrimmage.
The Washington Football Team made upgrading its receiving corps a priority this offseason. Terry McLaurin was the star of that group in 2020 and caught 87 passes despite close attention from defenses who weren’t threatened by the likes of Cam Sims, Isaiah Wright, Steven Sims, and Dontrelle Inman.
Washington quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick wants the confidence he has in himself to trickle down to other members of the team and that effort will be helped by his show of confidence in his offensive teammates. In addition to signing Fitzpatrick this offseason, Washington also added wide receivers Curtis Samuel, Adam Humphries and Dyami Brown to the roster.
The Washington Football Team had a busy offseason. The Football Team released quarterback Alex Smith and replaced him with veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick. Washington also added wide receiver Curtis Samuel and Adam Humphries in free agency and signed perhaps the top cornerback on the market in William Jackson III.
The Washington Football Team needed help at wide receiver this offseason. Washington had a star in Terry McLaurin but little else in 2020. Cam Sims had a bit of a breakthrough last season, but he still finished with just 32 receptions — No. 5 on the team and the second-best total for a wide receiver behind McLaurin.
“While Eagles pass-catchers are coming off a couple of rough seasons, Smith provides hope and there are pieces in place to turn things around,” Palazzolo said. The group’s ranking is notable when compared to the rest of the NFC East’s wide receivers.
Michael Fabiano highlights 10 fantasy football deep sleepers for the 2021 NFL season The term sleeper has different meanings for different people in the world of fantasy football. Some folks believe it's simply a player who will outperform his draft position. That would include players like Justin Herbert, James Robinson, and Justin Jefferson in 2020.
However, as head coach Ron Rivera reminded us in his meeting with the media after practice, this is voluntary. Tuesday’s practice featured the debut of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, wide receiver Curtis Samuel and first-round pick Jamin Davis in a Washington uniform. It was also the first time in years where Ryan Kerrigan or Morgan Moses weren’t on the field for the WFT.
Washington has now made it through the first round of free agency, picking up Curtis Samuel and William Jackson III, among others, as well as the 2021 draft, adding 11 additional rookies to the roster.They’ve made big additions in the second round of free agency as well, getting apparent bargains on Charles Leno - which allowed the team to release Morgan Moses - and Bobby McCain, who should help bolster the secondary.
© Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports Smith really helped himself at the Senior Bowl, specifically in one-on-ones, making some of the best defensive backs in college football look silly.He does not have blazing straight-line speed, but man is he quick in and out of his breaks and in short spaces.
Washington offensive coordinator 'fired up' for Curtis Samuel: 'I think he's just scratching the surface'
Coming off an age-24 season where he caught a career-high 77 passes for a career-high 851 yards and three touchdowns, while also adding a career-high 41 carries for a career-high 200 yards and two more scores, Samuel did what had to have seemed like the next-best thing to returning to the only NFL team he'd previously known: signed up with his old coaching staff in Washington.
In his first season as offensive coordinator of the Washington Football Team, Scott Turner had an up-and-down year.A look at the overall numbers is disappointing.Washington finished No.30 in total offense and No.32 in Football Outsiders’ Team DVOA offensive rankings.So, a big emphasis for Washington head coach Ron Rivera and Turner heading into the offseason was to improve the talent at the skill positions — especially at wide receiver.
For the second consecutive year, the Washington Football Team will not receive a compensatory draft selection in 2022 NFL draft.The Football Team added wide receiver Curtis Samuel, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and cornerback William Jackson III in free agency in March.Washington lost starting cornerback Ronald Darby and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis.
Just a few months removed from winning the NFC East division and taking a trip to the NFL playoffs, the Washington Football team is getting a little bit more respect when it comes to handicapping their future.
The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with former Atlanta Falcons safety Keanu Neal on a one-year, $5 million deal, NFL Network reported Saturday.
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