Redskins select WR Josh Doctson after trade down

The Redskins selected a big and speedy receiver in the first round that is arguably more about the 2017 season

ASHBURN, Va. -- The pick is in, but not the 21st, at least for the Redskins.

Washington traded its first round pick to the Houston Texans for an odd package that including the 22nd selection. With that pick, the Redskins turned in their card for TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson.

In addition to swapping first round picks, Washington received a sixth round pick, but in 2017. That's the odd part, though general manager Scot McCloughan is a fan of adding selections regardless. 

Here's the quick bio on Josh Doctson

Position: Wide receiver

College: TCU

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 202

Speed: 4,50 40-time

Vertical: 41 inches

Prospect rank: Scout (34), Mike Mayock (27), Rob Rang (26)

Paul Conner's profile:

Analysis: The Redskins don't have an immediate need at receiver, but will perhaps next season with Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson set to enter free agency. Doctson can help immediately with his red-zone size. Washington needs defensive line help, but can take advantage of the deep class of tackles on Day 2.

Pre draft reaction:

Post-pick thoughts:

Washington Redskins 2016 picks

Round 1, Pick 22 (22) (From Houston) - TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson

Round 2, Pick 22 (53) USC safety/linebacker Su'a Cravens

Round 3, Pick 21 (84) Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller

Round 5, Pick 13 (152) (From Saints) - Temple defensive tackle Matt Ioannidis

Round 6, Pick 12 (187) (From Saints) - Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld

Round 7, Pick 11 (232) (From Buccaneers) Boston College linebacker Steven Daniels

Round 7, Pick 21 (242) Georgia running back Keith Marshall

* The Redskins traded their fifth-round pick (No. 158) to the New York Jets for a fourth-rounder in 2017. They added a 2017 fifth-round pick by trading their fourth-round pick (No. 120) to the New Orleans Saints. They also picked up a 2017 sixth-round pick by swapping first-round picks with the Houston Texans.

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