Receiver Cody Latimer set career highs in starts (10), receptions (24) and yards (300) with the Giants last season. NorthJersey.com-USA TODAY NETWOR

The Washington Redskins have agreed to sign wide receiver Cody Latimer, reports Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network (via Twitter ). Latimer spent the past two years with the division-rival New York Giants.

Latimer was selected by the Broncos in the second round of the 2014 draft, and to say he failed to live up to Denver’s expectations would be an understatement. Though he finally started to show some signs of life as a receiver in 2017, his last year in Denver — a year in which he averaged a healthy 15.1 yards per catch — he mostly stuck around because of his excellent work on special teams.

He hooked on with the Giants in 2018 but missed 10 games that year due to injury. Still, he managed 17.3 yards per catch in limited action and had impressed Big Blue’s coaching staff during his first training camp with the team, so New York brought him back for another look in 2019.

Thanks to a thin and injury-ravaged receiver corps, Latimer set career highs in starts (10), receptions (24) and yards (300). He may find similar opportunities with the Redskins, who have second-year pros Terry McLaurin and Kelvin Harmon at the top of their depth chart. 

McLaurin enjoyed an excellent rookie campaign, and Harmon showed some promise down the stretch, but Latimer could carve out a role for himself.

This article first appeared on Pro Football Rumors and was syndicated with permission.


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