Kelly, Brooks sign

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Less than an hour after agreeing to terms with sixth-round punter Durant Brooks on a four-year contract, the Redskins just followed suit on a deal with second-round receiver Malcolm Kelly.

Kelly agreed to four-year deal that includes $1.655 million signing bonus.

The former Oklahoma star is the seventh of Washington’s 10 draft picks to sign or agree to terms, leaving only fellow second-round receiver Devin Thomas, second-round tight end Fred Davis and sixth-round quarterback Colt Brennan not yet in the fold.

Kelly, who left school a year early after catching 144 passes in three seasons, coild play a critical role in the red zone for the Redskins because of his 6-foot-4 height, six inches taller than incumbent starters Santana Moss and Antwaan Randle El. 

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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