By Emily Yates
Per Michael Phillips of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, new Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins impressed fans in attendance last Friday, so much so that a fan screamed, “you’re the answer to our prayers” as Haskins signed autographs after practice.
As if answering prayers weren’t enough, Haskins and fellow Ohio State alumnus Terry McLaurin, who the Redskins scooped up in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft, made waves with their play on Twitter. Now rooming together in Washington, Haskins and McLaurin should see their strong connection at the collegiate level follow the duo to DC.
With Haskins at the helm, McLaurin’s passer rating when targeted in 2018 (153.3) led all FBS wide receivers with 25 or more targets – and that’s largely propped up by his absurd 11 touchdowns on just 35 receptions. Targeting McLaurin in the red zone in 2018, Haskins completed 8-of-11 passes for 88 yards, two first downs and five touchdowns. McLaurin also logged zero drops in the red zone this past season: