Redskins Have Expressed Interest In WR Michael Crabtree, Chargers A “Stronger Possibility”

John Keim of ESPN reports that the Redskins have  expressed interest in free agent WR Michael Crabtree. However, is sounds like the Chargers are a “stronger possibility” at this point in time.

The last we heard regarding Crabtree, Dianna Marie Russini reported that the 49ers are interested in re-signing him, but he was expected to have other options to consider.

Overall, the market for Crabtree has been extremely quiet. Although, that could change in the coming days given that we’re now in the second wave of free agency and Crabtree is among the best available players.

The Chargers are clearly looking to add a receiver and met with Stevie Johnson on Friday. They were also one of the potential suitors for Percy Harvin.

Crabtree, 27, played out his six-year, $32 million rookie contract with the 49ers, which included $10,065,000 guaranteed.

Last year, Crabtree appeared in all 16 games and caught 68 passes for 698 yards receiving and four touchdowns. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 95 receiver out of 110 qualifying players.

We have Crabtree listed as the No. 34 player in our Top 1oo Free Agents list.


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