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Getting To Know the 2013 Washington Redskins: Deangelo Peterson

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A look at what to expect from Tight End Deangelo Peterson in 2013 with the Redskins.

Joe Murphy

Deangelo Peterson, 6’3", 238 lb

LSU, Tight End

2nd year in the league, both with the Redskins

Twitter handle: @D_Peterson19

Key Career Stats

College Stats: 39 Receptions, 459 Yards, 3 Touchdowns

2012 Stats: Practice Squad Member Only

What is coming in 2013: Deangelo Peterson will very likely be a non-factor this season. Peterson was waived with an injured-reserve designation when the team signed veterans Donte Stallworth and Devery Henderson. He certainly has the size to be a productive Tight End in the NFL, but the 2013 season will not be that season. Peterson has some upside to develop into match-up nightmare in the NFL, but his slow 40 yard dash time at the combine (4.76) does show some of his limitations as a pass catcher.