The Redskins receiving corps has taken on a new identity this off-season. Gone are veterans Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson; both 1000 yard receivers last season. Enter Terrelle Pryor, Brian Quick and rookie draft pick Robert Davis. Since he played only a hand-full of snaps last year due to injury, second year pro Josh Doctson can be added to the new mix as well.
Jordan Reed doubles as a jumbo wide receiver, so he, along with third year stud Jamison Crowder, will be in the mix for as many touches as Kirk Cousins can give them. We have all seen how efficiently this offense can spread the wealth, so it is an interesting question to ask which one of these pass catchers will lead the team in receiving in 2017.
Jordan Reed - Sure he's a tight end, but as Jay Gruden has said, this offense runs through him. Reed's only issue is staying healthy. If he were to play a full 16 games (which he most likely won't), he could probably be counted on for 80+ receptions and at least 1000 receiving yards.
Jamison Crowder - Crowder is quietly becoming one of the best slot receivers in the NFL. His extreme quickness, crisp routes and sure hands make him a favorite of quarterback Kirk Cousins. He's increased his production each season, and there is no reason to think the same won't happen in 2017.
Terrelle Pryor - Pryor caught 77 passes for 1007 yards last season - and this was with the Little Sisters of the Poor throwing him the football. The sky is the limit with Cousins at the helm.
Josh Doctson - Doctson was arguably the most talented receiver in the 2016 draft. He struggled all preseason with an Achilles injury that eventually forced him to IR. If he's healthy in 2017, he can do great things in this offense.
Brian Quick - Quick has always had the skills to be a solid NFL receiver, he's just never been able to put it all together. Maybe this year will be different.
Robert Davis - I guess crazier things have happened than a 6th round draft pick coming in and taking the league by storm. Davis is 6'3" 220 and runs a 4.4 40. He is certainly a nice height/weight/speed guy.
Maurice Harris - Harris came on nicely at the end of last season, and while I don't think he has number one wide receiver traits, he just may surprise.
Who do you think leads the Redskins in receiving this season? Will the same player lead in receptions, yards and touchdowns, or will they be different players? Will any of these guys beat the numbers of Garcon and Jackson from last year?