Josh Norman, who's a fan of using comic book and movie references when talking about football, returned to that familiar well to describe Redskins' second-year receiver Josh Doctson.
In an interview with ESPN 980, Norman characterized Doctson's skills are like a "Transformer."
He’s like a Transformer in a way, a Decepticon. He’s good, he moves well in and out of cuts. He’ll give you a little fake like he’s going up vertical and he breaks it back off and comes out of his route. And you can see that he’s improving as well every day, maintaining his health and his ability to stay on the field. We’re going to need him a lot this year.
Though the decepticons are the villians of the Transformers world, Norman's description counts as good news for the Redskins.
Doctson missed all but two games of his rookie season last year due to a nagging Achilles injury that also held him out all of preseason. He was placed on the injured reserve list in late October.
But so far this offseason, so good for the Redskins' 2016 first-round draft pick.
The receiver said he was hoping to "show my teammates, coaches and myself again that I can play with these guys, play at this level, it feels real good."
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