Anybody who's ever followed the NFL Draft or free agency knows the importance placed on intangibles, including height and bulk. Therefore, we decided to take a look at the biggest, shortest, heaviest and lightest on the Redskins' roster. Next up, the really short guys.
Football, unlike basketball, is a sport where height is not as important as other intangibles but it certainly can give you an advantage. For receivers it allows them to out jump the coverage or for quarterbacks to see over their offensive line. That being said, some of the shortest members of the Washington Redskins still find a way to make an impact.
All of the six shortest Redskins are reasonably either wide receivers, running backs, or defensive backs. Out of the current 89 man roster, the average Redskin stands at a shade under 6' 2''.
Many of these players have relied on their speed and/or quickness to make it to the NFL and many will continue to for the rest of the game's existence. One of such players include Carrington who was a rookie minicamp standout that caught the eye of Breaking Burgundy with an assist from GM Scot McCloughan.
Here's a look at one of those really tall guys next to a defensive back.
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