By Ian Cummings
Much has been made of what Josh Doctson’s future with the Redskins might entail. But Doctson himself is paying no mind to it.
Josh Doctson, drafted No. 22 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, hasn’t amounted to the lofty expectations that were thrust upon him. His flashes have been bright, quick glimpses of the rare athletic talent he possesses. But those flashes have been few and far between. Between injuries, inconsistent quarterback play, and inefficient use, Doctson’s early career has been mangled beyond repair.
Of course, to call Doctson a bust, at this point, would be a misnomer. At 26 years old, he still has time to unlock his potential, and he certainly has the natural ability. If it does happen, however, it will most likely be with another team. In a recent piece by ESPN’s John Keim, Doctson said as much about his future with the Redskins. He’s come to expect nothing over his time in D.C. It’s easier that way.
“I think I’m hitting free agency next year,” Doctson exclaimed in Keim’s piece. “I won’t be the first, won’t be the last. It’s nothing to be sad about, [or] be mad about. Someone wants you there, so it’s all...