The Redskins won't exercise the fifth-year option on Doctson's rookie contract prior to Friday's deadline, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

The additions of Terry McLaurin (third round) and Kelvin Harmon (sixth) in last week's draft likely made this decision even easier, but it's nonetheless unsurprising that the Redskins decided against keeping Doctson around at an expected $10 million price tag in 2020. While the Achilles injury that limited Doctson to two games his rookie year stunted his professional development, Redskins signal-callers barely averaged a 61.6 quarterback rating when targeting him last season. There might still be untapped upside to be found in Doctson if first-round quarterback Dwayne Haskins can successfully take the reins of the offense, but it's possible the receiver handles a less prominent role in light of the new additions at his position.

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