“Dwayne Haskins showed promise towards the end of the year before he hurt his ankle. He was getting better every week,” Simms said. ”I liked what I saw down the stretch from Dwayne. You don’t want to hamper that development and have him sit on the bench for the next year or two behind Cam Newton.”
Buffalo has made itself into a rising team, one that’s rising thanks to solid hires and a vision they’ve committed to.
“My tremendous working relationship with Gribbs, coupled with his 20-plus years of experience and 19 years as a Redskin, made the decision an easy one.” - VP Of Player Personnel Kyle Smith
Keep Joe Schoen’s name in mind when the franchise’s GM search begins to get serious.
A main argument that subset of fans uses sounds something like, “Well, the Redskins clearly aren’t one player away, so they should bypass Young and find a way to add extra talent.”
“I think where we are right now is not where we want to be, not where we need to be,” Rooney said.
Among the rest of his rookie peers, McLaurin was second in yards (919), receptions (58) and yards per game (65.7). His seven touchdowns were tied for third in the league among rookie receivers, and he was tied for second with 15 plays of at least 20 yards.