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WR Andre Roberts - Washington Redskins

5-11, 195Born: 1-9-1988College: CitadelDrafted: Round 3

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Despite a slow start as a returner in Arizona, Roberts will be given a chance at punt returns in Washington after having been an elite returner in college who led the nation in yards per return as a junior.

Week 4: vs New York Giants

Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.

Recent Stats and Projections

1 at HOU 0 0 0 3 1 22 0 0
2 vs JAX 1 19 0 5 4 57 0 0
3 at PHI 0 0 0 6 4 38 0 0
4 vs NYG PROJ-Tremblay 0 * * 2 * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2014 Week 1 vs HOU (3 / 1 / 22 / 0 rec)

Andre Roberts was targeted on deep pass late in the first quarter as he got open streaking up the right sideline but the small receiver barely stepped out of bounds. Roberts secured a nice pass from Griffin in the third quarter on a deep crossing route, finding a soft spot in the Texans zone for 22 yards. Roberts serves as the primary return man.

2014 Week 2 vs JAX (5 / 4 / 57 / 0 rec, 1 / 19 / 0 rush)

Andre Roberts had a busy day returning punts from a terrorized Jacksonville offense that seemed determined to get Chad Henne killed. Roberts threatened to return one of these punts early in the third quarter, racing up the right sideline to the Jaguars' 30 yard line before getting knocked out of bounds. Roberts looked like a favored target of Kirk Cousins as well. The tough replacement for the ageing Santana Moss looks to be the main slot receiver in three WR sets. Roberts had his second week in a row grabbing a deep post in the middle of the field, snatching the ball in stride and running after the catch for a big 32 yard gain. He picked up chunk yardage with his feet as well, taking an end-around to the right side for a 19 yard gain. Roberts showed some nice shiftiness and power on the play, breaking at least one arm tackle and weaving through traffic like a kick returner. Roberts got snaps all over the field, lining up on the outside on a play and drawing a PI penalty. Roberts setup the corner with a stutter step before running past him up the right sideline. If Cousins had thrown a slightly better ball, Roberts could have had a very big gain on the play.

2014 Week 3 vs PHI (6 / 4 / 38 / 0 rec)

Andre Roberts's role in the Washington offense looks fairly clear. He is the new Santana Moss, running tough slot routes over the middle and testing the seam every now and then to keep the safeties and linebackers honest. Roberts nearly scored a TD with Washington driving late in the fourth quarter, taking a short pass over the middle up to the one yard line before getting tackled.


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