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Redskins 2020 Free Agency: RB J.D. McKissic signed to 2-year deal

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A new RB!

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Detroit Lions Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

Officially official:

Update: Contract details

The Redskins have reportedly signed former Detroit Lions RB J.D. McKissic to a 2-year deal. This seals the fate of Chris Thompson who was always expected to leave in free agency this year. McKissic was a restricted free agent, but the Lions chose not to tender him.

He entered the league as an undrafted free agent signing out of Arkansas State in 2016. He was with the Atlanta Falcons for preseason, but didn't survive final cuts. He was picked up by the Seattle Seahawks, and spent 3 years there. He had his most productive season last year with the Lions. McKissic started 3 games and had 38 rushes for 205 yards. He also had 34 receptions for 233 yards and a touchdown.

McKissic joins returning starter Adrian Peterson in the backfield this year. The Redskins also have two RBs returning from knee surgeries this year(Derrius Guice and Bryce Love)