WR Josh Doctson returns to practice

The Washington receiver did not have an impact on the 2016 season due to injury, but he was one of the top receivers in college football in 2015.

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WR Josh Doctson returns to practice


  • Second year WR Josh Doctson has returned to Redskins team drills this week.
  • Doctson only played 31 snaps last season due to injury.
  • However in 2015, Doctson had an overall grade of 92.0, and his WR rating of 149.2 was second in the country among qualified wide receivers.
  • Docston also had the third best catch rate on deep passes in 2015 at 53.1, and his 4.08 yards per route run was tied for the best in the country.
  • Docston excelled on post routes in 2015, as his QB rating when targeted was 156.3, which was 51.5 points above the NCAA average. Last season, his current QB Kirk Cousins had a QB rating of 118.8 on post routes, which was 16.4 points above the NFL average.
  • Doctson also made PFF’s list of potential breakout receivers for 2017.

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