Washington Redskins
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  • TCU
  • 2016 R1 O, None

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2016 WAS 2 6 6 2 66 33.0 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 0

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 6/11/2017 5:14pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson will be used in the Z receiver role to start the season, head coach Jay Gruden said. Last year, San Francisco 49ers WR Pierre Garcon occupied the Z receiver role for the Redskins.

    Huddle Up: Doctson is unproven coming off an Achilles' injury that ruined his rookie campaign, but the former first-round pick has more than enough upside to grab as a WR5.

  • Posted: 6/9/2017 7:26pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson has been impressing the coaching staff with his catch radius during OTAs.

    Huddle Up: Doctson basically lost his rookie season to an Achilles' injury, but the former first-round pick has too much potential to ignore, especially with DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon now playing elsewhere. Grab him in the later rounds as a WR5.

  • Posted: 5/25/2017 8:38am ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') has been impressive in organized team activities, according to head coach Jay Gruden. 'The big thing for him is the confidence in his Achilles', and I think he's got that right now,' Gruden said. 'The past two days he's looked better and better. It looks like he can run down the field. He made a good catch down the sideline today and (he has) strong hands, we know that about him.'

    Huddle Up: Doctson flashed enough talent to be chosen 22nd overall in the NFL draft last season. He'll have to compete for a larger role, but he's definitely worth consideration in the latter rounds of drafts.

  • Posted: 5/22/2017 4:35pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') will be a full participant during organized team activities this week, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

    Huddle Up: Doctson was limited to two catches and 66 yards this past season because of his injury but may have the chance to start in 2017 after DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon left in free agency. Owners should monitor his situation during training camp to see what his role will be and can consider him a No. 4 receiver if he is a starter.

  • Posted: 5/19/2017 6:48pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') has looked 'quick and healthy' in offseason activities, according to JP Finlay of CSNMidAtlantic.com

    Huddle Up: With Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson no longer in Washington, Doctson should see plenty of snaps. He has plenty of upside, but this will essentially be his rookie year thanks to last season's injury. Draft him as WR4 and hope he catches on quickly.

  • Posted: 2/27/2017 6:55am ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') is expected to be 100 percent by the end of March.

    Huddle Up: Doctson could have a large role with the team with Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson likely to hit the open market. He's a WR4 option with upside depending on where he lands on the depth chart.

  • Posted: 2/24/2017 8:33am ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') was doing drills at the team's facility Friday, Feb. 24.

    Huddle Up: Doctson could have a large role next year with Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson potentially gone. He'll have to prove it in camp, though. He's a WR4 option with upside depending on how things shake out.

  • Posted: 2/8/2017 7:50pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson should get over 100 targets next season if DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon depart via free agency, according to CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler, who also projected 65 catches for 850 yards for the team's first-round pick last spring.

    Huddle Up: The Redskins presumably drafted Doctson with an eye towards 2017, knowing both Jackson and Garcon could walk after this season. Unfortunately, the No. 22 overall pick played just two games as a rookie and was limited the majority of offseason/training camp with an Achilles' issue. Doctson does profile as a strong red-zone option, however, so Tandler's 'reasonable goal' of eight touchdown catches next season - if healthy - is not unrealistic. Doctson should be considered a WR5 at the moment.

  • Posted: 1/25/2017 8:25am ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') has yet to be cleared to run full without restrictions, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

    Huddle Up: Doctson is one to watch in training camp after his rookie season was virtually lost due to the injury. He could be a WR5 flyer in drafts.

  • Posted: 1/3/2017 9:53am ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (foot) suggested to reporters he has not been given a certain diagnosis other than tendinitis and he 'definitely' feels a difference after resting the injury since landing on the Reserve/Injured list prior to Week 7.

    Huddle Up: Doctson was reportedly dealing with an Achilles' issue initially, but said doctors told him the injury was to his foot and 'unique'. The rookie suffered the injury in May and tried to gut it out for two games before he was shut down. With Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson set to hit free agency and the Redskins unlikely to retain either one, Doctson will be counted on to be no worse than the team's second-best receiver in 2017. Assuming good health, he'll have low-end WR3 upside in such a scenario.

  • Posted: 10/17/2016 9:54pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') is expected to remain sidelined from practice and competition for the next several weeks, head coach Jay Gruden said Monday, Oct. 17. He is not expected to return until at least Week 10 against the Minnesota Vikings Nov. 13 after the team's bye.

    Huddle Up: Doctson has a ton of potential, but he shouldn't be on anyone's radar right now in redraft leagues. In long-term fantasy formats he has plenty of upside.

  • Posted: 10/9/2016 8:03am ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') is expected to miss a few more weeks, but the Redskins think he can avoid the Reserve/Injured list.

    Huddle Up: Doctson likely will not have a big role in the passing game this season if he is able to return from his injury and probably can be dropped in most leagues.

  • Posted: 10/7/2016 9:10pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') could land on the Reserve/Injured list if his injury persists, but head coach Jay Gruden said he is hoping to avoid placing Doctson on injured reserve.

    Huddle Up: It remains unclear when Doctson will play, and outside of keeper formats, he should be left on the waiver wire for the time being.

  • Posted: 10/6/2016 5:44pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') did not practice Thursday, Oct. 6.

    Huddle Up: The Redskins are taking a cautious approach with the rookie, and it remains to be seen when Doctson will return. Stash him in keeper formats, but he can be left on waivers in redraft leagues.

  • Posted: 9/29/2016 1:47pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') did not practice Thursday, Sept. 29.

    Huddle Up: Head coach Jay Gruden has already said he's worried about Doctson's Achilles' ailment, which may keep Doctson out for a few weeks. Jordan Reed, DeSean Jackson, Jamison Crowder and Pierre Garcon will still see the majority of targets with Doctson out. The rookie receiver should remain on your fantasy bench for the foreseeable future.

  • Posted: 9/28/2016 2:10pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 28.

    Huddle Up: Doctson was not able to play in Week 3 and will need to practice this week if he wants to play in Week 4. He has received limited playing time this season and would not be a strong fantasy option if he is active this week.

  • Posted: 9/23/2016 1:08pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.

    Huddle Up: Doctson should be active for the game and probably will receive limited targets. Doctson will not be a strong fantasy option until he has a bigger role in the passing game.

  • Posted: 9/22/2016 1:14pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 22.

    Huddle Up: Doctson saw the most action so far this season last week, including some red-zone targets. He has yet to get going following an offseason in which he was hampered by the Achilles' injury, but the writing could be on the wall. Unfortunately, it's tough to warrant starting him until he does start producing, especially with Jordan Reed, DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon and Jamison Crowder all taking targets. It's best to keep Doctson on the bench again this week.

  • Posted: 9/21/2016 12:32pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 21.

    Huddle Up: Doctson has been able to play in the first two games despite the injury and likely will be active for Week 3. He has been targeted six times in two weeks but has only two catches for 66 yards. Doctson's role in the passing game likely will grow during the season, but he is not a strong option at this point.

  • Posted: 9/20/2016 1:04pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson received three targets in the red zone during the Week 2 game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Sept. 18.

    Huddle Up: Doctson caught one of his five targets against Dallas Sunday, but his sole reception went for 57 yards and could have been a touchdown score if he wasn't under thrown on the play. Big-play upside and plenty of looks around the end zone are a recipe for fantasy success, and while there could be peaks and valleys over the next few weeks, Docston could be a difference maker down the fantasy stretch drive and in the playoff weeks. He is worth owning in the majority of leagues.

  • Posted: 9/15/2016 5:59pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') was a full participant in practice Thursday, Sept. 15.

    Huddle Up: Doctson should be eased into the offense as the year progresses, but he is merely a stash candidate keeper formats for now.

  • Posted: 9/14/2016 4:06pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 14.

    Huddle Up: Doctson caught only one pass for nine yards in Week 1 and probably continue to see limited targets early in the season. Owners in all leagues should be able to find better options to use.

  • Posted: 9/10/2016 12:11pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') fully participated in practice Saturday, Sept. 10, and is listed as questionable for Week 1.

    Huddle Up: Doctson likely will be available to play in Week 1 but may be limited since he missed most of the preseason because of the injury. He probably will see limited targets if he is active for the game and is not a strong fantasy option.

  • Posted: 9/8/2016 8:26pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') was a limited participant in practice Thursday. Sept. 8.

    Huddle Up: After missing a majority of the preseason with injuries, it will likely take a few weeks for the rookie to find his role. Even if Doctson plays, he shouldn't be starting in fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 9/4/2016 9:11pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') was in pads and running routes Sunday, Sept. 4, and head coach Jay Gruden said he could be ready for Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Huddle Up: Doctson spent most of the offseason recovering from injuries, so it could be a while before he is up to speed and able to make significant contributions to the offense. He is a must-own player in keeper formats, but he can be left on waivers in redraft leagues.

  • Posted: 8/23/2016 3:52pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') could take the field as early as the Redskins' final preseason game. Head coach Jay Gruden said the 'total expectation' is for Doctson to be good to go by Week 1, although he is not at 100% health yet. Gruden does believe that Doctson is in a good place from a mental standpoint.

    Huddle Up: It sounds positive, but it will be more positive when Doctson is taken off the PUP list. He'll be part of a crowded receiving corps whenever he is ready. Jordan Reed, DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon, Jamison Crowder and more will all be in the mix. There may not be enough opportunity for Doctson to achieve more than WR5 numbers.

  • Posted: 8/21/2016 10:00pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') could open the season on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list, which would cost him at least the first six games.

    Huddle Up: If Doctson is going to miss six games, it will be tough to justify stashing a receiver who will likely be fourth in the pecking order for targets.

  • Posted: 8/15/2016 9:08am ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') will still be sidelined for another week or two with his Achilles' injury. There is a feeling that his left foot is getting better, though, and there is still optimism that he'll be ready for Week 1. General manager Scot McCloughan already said the injury is not a long-term issue.

    Huddle Up: It looks like Doctson will be ready if he doesn't come upon any setbacks. He'll still be part of a crowded receiving corps when he does return, however. Drafting him as no more than a WR5 in his rookie year is the safest approach.

  • Posted: 8/8/2016 4:24pm ET

    Washington Redskins WRs Jamison Crowder (hamstring) and Josh Doctson (Achilles) will not play in the Redskins' preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Aug. 11.

    Huddle Up: Doctson, the team's first-round pick, is being hurt the most as he's missing valuable reps as he attempts to get up to NFL speed and earn a share of regular snaps in the D.C. WR rotation. In the meantime, his fantasy value is sliding as well.

  • Posted: 8/4/2016 8:54am ET

    Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') is not expected to miss more than two weeks due to his Achilles' injury, sources said Wednesday, Aug. 3.

    Huddle Up: Doctson is in a walking boot, and it is reportedly as a precaution. While it's good news the injury is not more serious, it's tough for a rookie trying to get into the groove. He'll fall further behind, and he shouldn't be counted on as anything more than a late-round flier in redraft leagues. He has a little more fantasy appeal in long-term keeper formats.

  • Posted: 8/3/2016 12:38pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') is wearing a boot Wednesday, Aug. 3, but he hasn't suffered a setback. According to the team, it's just a rest day.

    Huddle Up: Monitor his status as we get deeper into training camp, but be aware he has a rocky road to significant playing time even if he's healthy. Doctson's future is bright, but he's best drafted in full-retention keeper setups.

  • Posted: 8/2/2016 7:43am ET

    Washington Redskins rookie WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') could return from his Achilles' injury in a few weeks.

    Huddle Up: Washington's group of wide receivers is a crowded bunch, and Doctson may not see a ton of targets with guys like Jordan Reed, DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon and Jamison Crowder also in the mix. The rookie should be drafted as no more than a low-end WR4 to high-end WR5 in standard formats.

  • Posted: 7/28/2016 1:58pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (toe) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Thursday, July 28, with a sprained toe. It's expected to be a short stay on the list, according to sources, as the move was mostly procedural.

    Huddle Up: Not the start to camp that the first-round pick needed -- especially with him trying to make up ground on veterans DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon.

  • Posted: 7/26/2016 1:04pm ET

    Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson will back up WRs DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon on the outside in his rookie season, according to ESPN.com's John Keim. Keim also said Doctson is not expected to see much work in three-wide-receiver sets.

    Huddle Up: Doctson was the third WR off the board in the draft, but unlike his fellow first-round wideouts, he's landed with a team well-stocked in pass-catchers -- throwing in Washington TE Jordan Reed -- and his first-year fantasy expectations must be tempered as a result.

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 PIT 1 1 9 0
2 DAL 5 1 57 0

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