The Washington Redskins lost Kelvin Harmon for the 2020 NFL season after he suffered a torn ACL. Here are some potential replacement options they could sign.
On Tuesday, Washington received some bad news when it was revealed that Kelvin Harmon had suffered a torn ACL. The second-year receiver will miss the season as a result of the injury and that will open up another spot on the team’s thin receiver depth chart.
Harmon was penciled in as the starter across from Terry McLaurin with Steven Sims Jr. set to flank him in the slot. But now, the team will have to rely on another starter. In all likelihood, fourth-round rookie Antonio Gandy-Golden will get the first crack at that. But even if he succeeds, Washington lacks depth at the receiver position.
Washington has no shortage of potential-based young options on their roster. And perhaps one of these dark horses will emerge as a legitimate candidate for a 53-man roster spot. But banking on that to happen would be a massive risk.
As such, the team needs to consider adding some other receivers to the fold. At this point in free agency, there are still a handful of quality depth players available that could do a lot to help Washington replace Harmon.
And at the very least, adding some depth to the team’s receiving corps that lost Harmon and Emanuel Hall in the span of a few weeks wouldn’t hurt. Even with a shortened preseason, the team will still need enough depth to get by in case of another injury or if some of the players on the roster fail to live up to expectations.
With that said, here’s a look at some of the candidates still on the free-agent market that the Redskins could consider to help improve their receiving corps.