Wide receiver Simmie Cobbs turns down Redskins offer, signs with Saints (1 Viewer)

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By John Moreau| Saintswire

Wide receiver Simmie Cobbs is no longer a member of the Redskins practice squad. Instead, he is now a member of the New Orleans Saints.

Before he accepted his deal with the Saints, the Redskins offered up an offer of their own in an attempt to retain Cobbs. However, after discussing his options with family and friends, Cobbs decided that leaving Washington seemed like it was in his best interest.

From NOLA.com’s Luke Johnson:

“Just being around the great players they have here, getting to play with Drew Brees and learn from coach (Sean) Payton … especially being a receiver, it was a no-brainer to come here,”



“The reason why I was getting called up in the first place was because someone else was giving me an opportunity,”

It seems Cobbs felt slighted by the Redskins for not making an offer sooner with the disarray of their receiving core. ...

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