The Washington Redskins know how to make noise. Yesterday, the team made one of the biggest trades this offseason. Washington traded for former Florida Gators' standout Jabar Gaffney. The Denver Broncos, Gaffney’s former team, received defensive end Jeremy Jarmon in return.
Possibly the biggest splash of the offseason for the ‘Skins huh? Jarmon is a third year player out of Kentucky who has totaled 0.5 sacks for his entire career in D.C. He didn’t seem to fit into the team’s plans on defense so trading him away isn’t a big loss for them.
What’s really great for Washington is the addition of a veteran wide receiver for a team that’s lacking any real talent at wideout. It also brings a great deal of offensive power for the ‘Skins in the NFC East. There are more reasons to Gaffney’s importance to Washington including how his play will impact quarterback John Beck.
Here are five reasons why we should care about Jabar Gaffney’s arrival in D.C.