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Redskins Trade Rumors: Washington looking to upgrade at WR; could make a big move via trade

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The Redskins have been linked to lot of players in free agency, but have only signed former Giants safety Landon Collins. His contract was a big splash when the funny numbers hit the twitterverse, but the Redskins could be looking to make another big move at WR. JP Finlay has been hearing the Redskins want an upgrade at WR(shocker), and could make a big splash via a trade.

The Redskins WR corps is injured and wholly uninspiring. They let Jamison Crowder walk in free agency, and didn't tender RFA Maurice Harris. Michael Floyd also showed why his career has been a failure. That leaves the Redskins with Josh Doctson who the team tried, unsuccessfully, to trade last year, Paul Richardson(hurt all year), Robert Davis(torn LCL, PCL, ACL, broken tibia), Trey Quinn(IR twice in his rookie year), and Jehu Chesson. New Redskins QB Case Keenum has his work cut out for him with that group.

The draft is loaded with WRs this year, but if Finlay is right, Washington wants to find a proven talent. Also Washington is pretty bad at drafting the WR position. It has been a blindspot for them for a long time.

The Redskins were reportedly in on the Antonio Brown sweepstakes until the very end. It seems highly unlikely that deal was going to happen with Brown looking for big money, and the Steelers looking for draft compensation. The Redskins were also interested in reuniting with DeSean Jackso before the Eagles traded for him.

There are several other possible targets out there, but one that has links to Jay Gruden is Bengals WR A.J. Green. He has one year left on a 4 year, $60 million deal. Green turns 31 this year, and only played in 9 games last year due to a toe injury.

Should the Redskins buy another shiny object in free agency, find a bargain WR, or focus on a deep draft class?