Redskins Select DB in Supplemental Draft

Redskins Select DB in Supplemental Draft

The Washington Redskins have selected CB Adonis Alexander in the 6th round of the 2018 NFL Supplemental Draft. Alexander is known to current Redskins secondary coach Torrian Gray, whose tenure at Virginia Tech overlapped with Alexander’s. Alexander was in the supplemental draft because he was academically ineligible to return to school. A past history of drug abuse probably scared off some teams, but a report earlier this week indicated Alexander is now clean of narcotics….

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How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

Now that the 2018 NFL Draft is over, it’s time to consider how the players selected will affect the roster that finally takes the field for real games in early September. For a quick refresher on who the Skins added in the Draft, see THIS and THIS. QUARTERBCK (3) Alex Smith, Colt McCoy, Kevin Hogan No quarterbacks taken, which is whatI expected. I think the Skins like Kevin Hogan, whom they recently acquired in a…

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Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 4-7

Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 4-7

Also read Grading the Redskins 2018 Draft Class, Rounds 1-3 Round 4, 109 overall — S Troy Apke, Penn State I had to check myself after I saw this pick. It’s clear the Skins front office has a plan when drafting mid-round defensive backs — they go for athletes and then try to get them coached up. This is what the Skins did last year when they took Montae Nicholson in the fourth round of…

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Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 1-3

Grading the 2018 Redskins Draft Class, Rounds 1-3

Also read Grading the Redskins 2018 Draft Class, Rounds 4-7 ROUND 1, 13 overall — DL Da’Ron Payne, Alabama I was pounding the table for Da’Ron Payne for months so I can’t claim to be anything but happy about this pick. His pass-rushing skills are mostly based on brute strength and athleticism at this point, but that’s why  DL coach Jim Tomsula is paid the big bucks. However, Payne should be an elite run-stopper from…

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Skins Happy With NFL Draft

Skins Happy With NFL Draft

Coming off a very successful 2017 draft, where all ten selections are still with the club, Washington was looking to build on their “youth movement” The Redskins started and ended with eight selections, but managed to wheel and deal and end up with a third round selection (which they were lacking) in exchange for one of their third round picks. Before we breakdown an overview of the selections, let’s hear what Head Coach Jay Gruden…

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Redskins coming up in second round, trade down with 49ers

Redskins coming up in second round, trade down with 49ers

The Washington Redskins traded down in the second round with the SF 49ers.  Redskins traded the 44th pick to the 49ers in exchange for the 59th pick and picking up the 49ers third round pick, the 74th overall pick. The trade makes sense for the Redskins, as they always desired to gain a third round pick back, which they lost in the trade with Kansas City for QB Alex Smith. The big question is what…

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The media grades the Redskins first round draft pick

The media grades the Redskins first round draft pick

We perused the web for the national medias grades for the Washington Redskins first round selection of Alabama DT Da’Ron Payne with the 13th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.   Here you go . . . CBS Sports – Grade B Comment:  They needed to get help up front and he joins former Alabama teammate Jonathan Allen on that line. Solid move. SI.com – Grade B- Comment:  Was Payne really the player that Washington…

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Looking Ahead To Day Two

Looking Ahead To Day Two

Day two of the NFL draft features both the 2nd and 3rd rounds. The Redskins currently only have one selection, coming at number 44 overall in round two. With the selection of Alabama nose tackle Da’Ron Payne with pick number 13 during Thursday night’s opening round, Washington addressed the elephant in the room.. defending the run. With only one pick of the next 76 selections, the ‘Skins obviously need to make it count. So which…

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NFL Mock Database: 80% of mocks project QB Sam Darnold as the top pick

NFL Mock Database:  80% of mocks project QB Sam Darnold as the top pick

The NFL Mock Draft Consensus has been updated and the top overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft to the Cleveland Browns is QB Sam Darnold. The Browns are set quite well in the 2018 NFL Draft, holding the top pick and the fourth overall pick. The NFL Mock Draft Database has grown to 206 NFL mock drafts, an increase from 163 mock drafts since our last update. This consensus NFL mock draft munch included…

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