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The Redskins' offense has endured an up-and-down season. At times, quarterback Alex Smith has looked like a great replacement for Kirk Cousins, while looking like a downgrade at other times. Unfortunately, one thing that has been consistent is Smith's lack of passes targeted in the end zone. 

The player this seems to be hurting the most is tight end Jordan Reed, who only has one touchdown reception on the year -- of course, that one wasn't caught within the boundaries of the end zone. 

Tight ends, by nature, usually cater more to short yardage plays and that seems to be the case here with Reed. If Smith and the Redkins' offense can't make an effective change then Reed will continue to struggle from a fantasy perspective. Reed has only scored double-digit points once this year and it came in Week 1 when he had that lone touchdown. 

Reed is currently ranked as the 14th tight end in PPR scoring leagues. A guy with all the talent in the world will either have to start making more plays to get himself into the end zone or see a change in play-calling to reach his full fantasy potential. 

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