“He’s awesome, man. He really is,” Redskins coach Jay Gruden said. “He runs every route exactly like you tell him to run it. He doesn’t make any mental mistakes. He’s got big, strong hands. It’s just right now with Pierre, DeSean. Andre, we draft Crowder, it’s a crowded room right now with a lot of skill.
“But I won’t hesitate one bit whether he’s our starting Z, starting X, starting inside player, what have you. I think as a wide receiver he’s very polished and he’s just waiting his turn. He is ready to go, though. I promise you that. I love Ryan Grant and what he is and what he’s about.”
Despite Grant's emergence during offseason practices, he'll likely end up as the fourth or fifth receiver on the team's depth chart.
The group will look for more Week 15 against the Giants.
Grants, who had no receptions in his NFL debut last week, was second on the team with eight targets Sunday. He hauled in five of those passes for 57 yards in the win.
Grant was targeted all eight times by Kirk Cousins in the game, who took over following Robert Griffin's ankle injury. He will try to build on Sunday's performance when they take on the Eagles in Week 3.
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