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Anthony Armstrong Has Been The Best Number Two Receiver Opposite of Santana Moss Ever

Most Redskins observers have noted all year that the team does not have many offensive weapons to work with. But if you actually look at the numbers, you'll find that the Redskins actually have a receiver who has proven to be a viable weapon opposite of Santana Moss. That man is Anthony Armstrong.

Ever since Moss has been a Redskin in 2005, no Redskins receiver has had more receiving yards opposite of Santana than Armstrong's 772 this year, and that's with 2 games left in the season.

Add to that the fact that Armstrong is averaging nearly 20 yards per catch and has been consistently getting open all year, and perhaps the Redskins have a piece of the puzzle moving forward.

Armstrong is 27 years old and still has plenty of years of productivity ahead of him. Most people viewed him as Donovan McNabb's deep threat, but today showed he is capable of a little bit of everything. He showed he could catch passes on out routes, get open over the middle and make the tough catch, and of course, showed he could get open deep. And that was all with a different quarterback.

With the need of playmakers at an all time high for the Redskins, keeping a productive receiver like Armstrong could only prove beneficial going into the future.