Redskins Signing WR Paul Richardson To Five-Year $40M Deal



Adam Caplan reports that the expectation around the NFL is that free agent WR Paul Richardson will end up signing with the Redskins later this week.

  • According to Mike Garafolo, Richardson is expected to receive a five-year, $40 million deal with $20 million guaranteed.

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John Keim of ESPN reports that Seahawks free agent WR Paul Richardson remains the Redskins’ top receiver target. Keim explains that Washington is looking for someone who has speed close to DeSean Jackson.

The Redskins reportedly had interest in Allen Robinson before he agreed to a contract with the Bears.

Richardson, 25, is a former second-round pick of the Seahawks back in 2014. He played out the final year of his four-year, $4,712,835 contract with the Seattle Seahawks and is now in position to test the open market for the first time in his NFL career.

In 2017, Richardson appeared in all 16 games for the Seahawks and caught 44 passes for 703 yards receiving and six touchdowns. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 59 receiver out of 116 qualifying players.

We have him featured in our Top 100 – 2018 NFL Free Agents list.