A college free agent signee out of Wake Forest, Washington is touted by scouts for his size (6-5, 217), body control and ball skills ... Production was limited by injuries in three of his four college seasons, but when healthy he proved to be a reliable target ... Finished career with 110 catches, 1676 receiving yards and 13 TDs ... Was on pace for a career year in 2019, before an ankle injury ended his season with five games remaining.
Scotty Washington And His Fellow Undrafteds Try To Find A Way As Chances Shrink
Bengals rookie wide receiver Anthony "Scotty" Washington, named after his father and nicknamed by his older sister, is trying to make a name in the NFL under the most trying of happenstances. Namely, as a college free agent in the middle of a pandemic. Since May, an undrafted rookie has been robbed of his greatest allies. But Washington has some things going for him, such as the most catches by a Bengals receiver from Joe Burrow heading into training camp.