Devery Henderson released by Washington Redskins

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The Saints have been looking for help at receiver following the season-ending injury to projected No. 3 wideout Joe Morgan . That’s a role Henderson held with the Saints for many years, although the team was hoping to get younger at the position this season. (Henderson had just 22 catches for New Orleans last year.) Fifth-round draft pick Kenny Stills is the favorite for the Saints ‘ gig now, with veterans like Steve Breaston and Patrick Crayton recently added to the mix . Henderson always has been a one-dimensional player, but he was very well liked within the Saints ‘ organization as a smart and quiet team-first guy.

Sign up now! Washington Redskins release WR Devery Henderson Travel Deals Louis Bien, SBNation Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 12:44 PM Devery Henderson has been released by the Washington Redskins , the team announced Wednesday via Twitter . Henderson joined the Redskins in the offseason, after the Saints allowed the wideout to leave via free agency. Now Henderson is once again looking for a new team. Hogs Haven predicts 53-man roster An in-depth look at how the Redskins’ tightly-contested position battles will shake out. Henderson built a reputation as a deep ball specialist during his long stint in New Orleans. He averaged more than 20 yards per reception for three straight seasons from 2006-2008.

Washington Redskins release WR Devery Henderson

Sports This article was created on the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where users like you are published on Yahoo! every day. Learn more 2013 Washington Redskins: Five Players to Keep an Eye On View Photo Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan. COMMENTARY | Following four straight finishes in last place in the NFC East dating back to 2008, it appeared the Washington Redskins were on course to be back in the division’s basement following a 3-6 start last season. But lo and behold, head coach Mike Shanahan ‘s third season in the nation’s capital proved to be fairly charming as the team won its final seven regular-season games and captured its first division title since 1999. Unfortunately, the Redskins not only lost to the Seattle Seahawks in the wild-card playoffs, but they also saw their star quarterback go down in the game. And his status for 2013 has drawn more discussion in Washington than the national economy. So here we will take a look at five players who could be critical to the team’s success in 2013. While in some cases the obvious will be stated, in other instances the focus will be on a newcomer to the team or a performer looking to rebound from a disappointing year.

2013 Washington Redskins: Five Players to Keep an Eye On

Yet team owner Daniel Snyder has said repeatedly that he wont change the Washington Redskins name. Earlier this year, he told USA Today, We will never change the namethe Redskins fans understand the great tradition and what its all about The campaign has picked up steam rather slowly. Yahoo! Sports reported in 2012 that alternative newspaper Washington City Paper decided to stop saying Redskins and to instead use the nickname Pigskins in its place. Slates David Plotz said that their publication wont go all cutesy with a made-up nickname. Theyll simply refer to the team as Washington or Washingtons NFL team. But of course not everyone agrees, or we wouldnt still be having this discussion. Some people actually appear to agree with Snyder that the old name represents tradition. Watch out on Twitter, because its a huge joke over there.

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