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Recently released Josh Doctson reportedly set to reunite with former Redskin Kirk Cousins

Recently released Josh Doctson reportedly set to reunite with former Redskin Kirk Cousins

After a drama-filled tenure in the nation's capital ended in the Washington Redskins preferring mid-round talent over a former first-round receiver out of TCU,  Josh Docton joins a familiar face in Minnesota after reportedly agreeing to a deal with the Vikings per ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The Vikings are appending the 26-year-old to a receiving corps that includes top-tier pass-catchers, Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs. 

The Skins travel to Minnesota on October 24th for a primetime Thursday night matchup with the Vikings, where former Redskin Kirk Cousins will be looking to rewrite his night game resume. 

The initial domino that made this move possible was the Vikings releasing wide-receiver, Laquon Treadwell. Building upon the irony of this entire situation, Treadwell and Doctson both went in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. 

Doctson now has a second chance to prove he's capable of living up to his draft position, but Redskins fans sure hope he doesn't display that in late October. 

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Former Redskins QB Josh Johnson destroys Defenders in Week 3

Former Redskins QB Josh Johnson destroys Defenders in Week 3

Former Redskins quarterback Josh Johnson carved up the visiting DC Defenders for 278 yards and three touchdowns Sunday night in the Los Angeles Wildcats' commanding 39-9 victory.

The Wildcats obliterated Cardale Jones (13-of-26, 4 INT) and the Defenders, who fall to 2-1 on the season.

Johnson completed passes to eight different receivers, including William and Mary standout Tre McBride, who was traded from the Defenders to the Wildcats in the preseason.

McBride finished the night with five catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns.

Johnson played for the Redskins during the 2018 NFL season, suiting up for the final four games after the team lost both Alex Smith and Colt McCoy to season-ending injuries. Johnson led the Redskins to a 16-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars during Week 15, throwing for 151 yards and a touchdown.

Johnson was selected by the Wildcats in the XFL Supplemental Draft in Nov. 2019. 

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Former Redskins RB Matt Jones powers St. Louis BattleHawks past the New York Guardians

Former Redskins RB Matt Jones powers St. Louis BattleHawks past the New York Guardians

Former Redskins running back Matt Jones was a force on the ground Sunday afternoon for the BattleHawks in the team's 29-9 win against the Guardians.

Jones paved the way for the St. Louis win, rushing for 95 yards and a score on 15 carries.

Jones was drafted by the Redskins in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Florida.

He impressed the coaching staff during his first year in D.C. (794 all-purpose yards, 4 total TDs) but struggled to hold on to the ball, fumbling five times. 

Jones was named the starting running back in 2016 after the Redskins decided to let Alfred Morris leave in free agency.

In his second season, Jones missed nine games with a rash of injuries and eventually lost his starting spot to Rob Kelley. 

He was waived shortly before the start of the 2017 NFL season by the Redskins, and he has been on the move ever since.

Jones and the BattleHawks head to Audi Field for a matchup with the DC Defenders on Sunday, March 8.

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