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The Dirt: The wide receiver position has some top quality players that could move for the right price. Also there are quite a few productive veterans that could potentially be beneficial to any team. Vincent Jackson, Wes Welker, Marques Colston and Dwayne Bowe are all available. While some of these guys are more than likely re-signing with their current teams, they could end up elsewhere.
Fred Davis showed to be the next up-and-coming tight end. While another drug suspension would be costly for the both Davis and the Redskins they really cannot afford to let him walk. There are very few top flight tight ends in this free agent class.
Top Choice: The Redskins have quite a few young receivers that need to step up or else. Santana Moss is aging and is more of a possession receiver than a deep threat. They have a couple speedy receivers but no one that I would say is a top-flight deep threat.
I could see the Redskins possibly signing a big-name receiver to help out whomever the quarterback is going to be next season. Vincent Jackson or Marques Colston are the best bets to join the Redskins if they do not re-sign with the Chargers or Saints respectively.
Jackson is a top-notch receiver and most have said he was out of San Diego over the past couple years. Injuries are a concern and character issues in the past also are a red flag for Jackson but his talent makes up for it.
Colston has been a very productive target for Drew Brees in New Orleans. Colston has also had injury issues in the past but looks to be one of many odd men out of the free agents in New Orleans. It would be beneficial for the Redskins to add a big target such as Marques Colston.
Back-up Plan: Robert Meachem is also a free agent in New Orleans and with Drew Brees franchised, Carl Nicks and Marquis Colston all free agents the Saints may not be able to re-sign all of them. Meachem could be a nice pickup in Washington as a true deep threat and good in the red zone where the Redskins have struggled in the past.
Realization: I see the Redskins possibly picking up one of the big name wide receivers this offseason. Either one of the two wide receivers from New Orleans would be a good fit in Washington and would give the Redskins a true wide receiving tandem in Santana Moss and either Meachem or Colston. If Leonard Hankerson or any of the other young receivers can step up the Redskins will have a good chance at improving in the red zone.
Putting the franchise tag on Fred Davis was a gamble in my opinion. He's had three different run-ins for drug suspensions and the next one is a yearlong ban. His skills warrant the tag but off-field behavior says differently.