Crowder, who hauled in three of his seven targets for 25 yards in Week 17's loss to the Giants, ended the season with 66 receptions for 789 yards and three touchdowns in 15 games. Crowder burst onto the scene in 2016 as a dynamic scoring threat for Washington, reaching the end zone seven times last season. While his reception totals were almost identical -- 67 receptions in 2016 -- Crowder failed to find the end zone as often this year and didn't make the fantasy leap that many were projecting for him at the beginning of the season. Still, Crowder managed some outstanding weekly performances, recording over 120 receiving yards in two games. The offseason provides another opportunity for Crowder to grow into the No. 1 wideout role in Washington's offense as he enters his final season under contract.
Crowder (hamstring) corralled all four of his targets for 47 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-11 win over the Broncos. Perhaps as a means of limiting Crowder's workload while managing the hamstring issue, the Redskins only allowed the wideout to play 31 offensive snaps, his fewest of the season. The lightened snap count didn't prevent Crowder from reaching the end zone for the second time in as many games, however, allowing the 24-year-old to pay dividends for those that kept him active in the fantasy playoffs. With the Redskins having been removed from postseason contention for a while, Crowder may not see a full slate of snaps in Week 17, but a favorable matchup with a porous Giants secondary might be enough to justify rolling him in most leagues.
Crowder (hamstring) is listed as active Sunday against the Broncos. Crowder has tended to hamstring concerns since he reported to training camp, but it won't stop him from taking the field for the 14th time in 15 chances this season. Unfortunately for Crowder, he likely will be lined up with slot corner Chris Harris for most of the contest, which could cause his catch rate in a given game to fall below 50 percent for the first time since Week 10.
Crowder (hamstring) is expected to play Sunday against the Broncos, a source informed Adam Schefter of ESPN. Official word regarding Crowder's should come approximately 90 minutes before Sunday's 1 p.m. EST kickoff. Crowder was limited by the hamstring injury throughout the week of practice.
Crowder (hamstring) was limited at Wednesday's practice. Crowder has endured a number of bouts with his hamstring in the latter half of 2017, namely during training camp, early in the preseason, in late September into early October and the first half of November. Despite the bumpy road, he's missed just one game this season, leading the team in every receiving category but touchdowns. Gaining clearance to play this weekend wouldn't be a boon, though, given the matchup on tap with the Broncos' second-ranked pass defense.
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