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Former Redskins Tight End Fred Davis Added To XFL Showcase

Former Washington Redskins second-round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Fred Davis will be part of the XFL Summer Showcase in Los Angeles Friday. The Tight End played six seasons with the Redskins. He joins former Denver Bronco Rahim Moore and Chicago Bear Will Sutton on June 21st at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Davis played with the Redskins from 2008 to 2013 and was named the Washington Redskins’ Offensive Player of the Year in 2011. He was also signed by the New England Patriots in 2015 but cut a month later.

He won the John Mackey Award as the nations top Tight End in 2007 and was named a Second-team AP All-American in the same year while playing for USC(NCAA).

Injuries and off the field issue derailed his NFL career. Before the 2014 season, he was suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating their substance-abuse policy. He later was reinstated in 2015 but never made it to an NFL roster, getting signed then cut by the Patriots.

At 33 years old, this is a second chance to rewrite his legacy.

The XFL is hosting Summer Showcases in each of its eight host cities to evaluate players for the XFL’s inaugural season in 2020. Los Angles will have Rahim Moore, Will Sutton, and Fred Davis. There could be more announcements later today. Stay tuned to XFL News Hub for details plus a full recap of Friday’s event.

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