The Washington Redskins finally had enough of Jabar Gaffney and his off the field distractions. So today according to a report by ProFootballtalk.com, the Redskins officially released the receiver after exhausting every effort to trade him during the 2012 NFL Draft.
Although Gaffney came under fire within the organization for some of the controversial tweets that he posted on his twitter account recently, the reasons for his release have as much to do with football as his off field concerns, which likely just expedited his departure from the club.
During his time with the Redskins, Gaffney was a very productive player, starting all 16 games last season, his only one in Washington . However in his one season playing in the Nation’s capital, Gaffney led the team in receptions with 68 and yards with 947 as well as receiving touchdowns with five.
This offseason, the Redskins immediately went out and signed wide receiver Pierre Garcon and Josh Morgan to big money contracts, adding two t...