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Really, it matters very little what the Redskins do at the receiver position if they don't get things straightened out at quarterback first.
Still, we can assume the Redskins will have their quarterback business handled by the end of April. If that is the case, then addressing the growing concerns at receiver will make much more sense.
I say "growing" because wide receiver is not, when compared to quarterback or the situation in the defensive secondary, as bad as it could be. Santana Moss seems to be on his way out of Washington, as much as I hate to admit it. No. 89 has played with less and less consistency in recent years, and it would make sense to deal him while he still retains some trade value.
Aside from Moss, Anthony Armstrong and Jabar Gaffney are a solid, if less-than electrifying, receiver tandem. There are doubts that Armstrong will ever become a big, downfield threat, and Gaffney is a possession receiver—not a home run threat.
Youngsters like Leonard Hankerson and Niles Paul, however, represent what could potentially be a threatening duo out wide for the Redskins, given the time and coaching that they still require.
It essentially comes down to the Redskins' lack of a big-time playmaker that can stretch the field and keep opposing secondaries on their heels and fortified in a Cover 2.
Marvin McNutt, Tommy Streeter and Stephen Hill are all big-bodied, fast receivers who could bully corners and open up the edge of the field as rookies in 2012.