The Washington Times - January 23, 2013, 10:49AM

Receiver Joshua Morgan recently underwent surgery. On Friday, he published on Instagram a picture of himself lying in a hospital bed with a giant cast around his right foot, ankle and lower leg.

“Surgery was a Success… Painful but worth it thank you god … Time to heal and get back doing me like I really do #HTTR,” he tweeted.


The details of Morgan’s surgery were unknown. He broke his right leg during garbage time of a San Francisco 49ers victory in Oct. 2011. He signed with the Redskins last offseason and was limited throughout spring practices.

He played all 16 games for Washington in 2012, starting 15, and led the Redskins with 48 receptions. He had 510 receiving yards, two receiving touchdowns, and the one touchdown he scored after catching quarterback Robert Griffin III’s fumble against New York on Monday night.

Morgan’s physical blocking was an asset in the running game. He helped the passing game with his ability to withstand contact and catch the ball and his skill in going to the ground to catch passes.

During March of 2012, the Redskins signed him to a contract that is effectively for two seasons. He is scheduled to count $5.1 million against the cap in 2013.