Redskins Sign Free Agent WR Jerome Mathis


We actually signed a free agent! ESPN is reporting here that wide receiver and former Pro Bowl kick returner Jerome Mathis  has signed with the Redskins.  Mathis will add depth at wide receiver and special teams, but also comes with some baggage.  He’s had two recent run-ins with the law and has suffered through injury problems.  With luck, a change of scenery and a new team will help him get back to his 2005 pro-bowl form.

It’s also interesting to see that we’re willing to take a chance on a player with some legal issues. If we’re willing to take a chance on Mathis, maybe Dave’s fantasies about PacMan signing with us aren’t that far fetched after all. If nothing else, it’s nice to find a wide receiver who actually wants to play here.  After being spurned by such elite talent as Reche Caldwell and D.J. Hackett, I guess beggars can’t be choosers.

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  • dwagner

    OK, this was not what I had in mind when I said I wanted to sign troubled talent. Big difference between stupid TD dances or making it rain than beating your baby mama.

    If I had a bigger ego (which really would defy imagination) I would assume Dan did this just to get my to shut up. :)

    -DW

  • http://www.necconsultingservices.com herb2727

    rumor is, Chris ‘the man’ Henry is on his way to DC…..:)

  • Redskins Guy

    Dave would probably love having Chris Henry.  I hate to burst his bubble, but Henry will probably be suspended for quite some time so nobody’s going to get him.