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 sign undrafted free agents

Redskins sign undrafted free agents

The Washington Redskins signed the following undrafted free agents. RB Martez Carter (Grambling) WR Simmie Cobbs (Indiana) DL Davon Durant (Marshall) LB Jerod Fernandez (NC State) TE Matt Flanagan (Pittsburgh) WR Micah Holder (San Diego State) CB Danny Johnson (Southern) OL Ty McCulley (CSU Pueblo) OL Timon Parris (Stony Brook) WR De’Mornay Piersen-El (Nebraska) FB Elijah Wellman (West Virginia) CB Mackenro Alexander (Iowa State) S Quin Banding (Virginia) WR Shay Fields (Colorado) WR Cam Sims…

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Redskins add tackle in 3rd Round

Redskins add tackle in 3rd Round

Using the third round pick they picked up in a second round trade down with the San Francisco 49ers, the Washington Redskins selected Louisville OT Geron Christian with the 74th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Christian is a three-year starter at Louisville who played more basketball than football in high school. At 6’5″ and 300 pounds with 35″ arms, Christian has the size you want and he actually flipped between tackle positions during…

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Redskins Picks in Rounds 1-3 and what’s left

Redskins Picks in Rounds 1-3 and what’s left

Washington Redskins 2018 Draft Picks Round 1, Pick 13 (No. 13 overall): Da’Ron Payne, DT, Alabama Round 2 Pick 27 (No. 59 overall) Derrius Guice, RB, LSU Round 3, Pick 10 (74th overall) Geron Christian, OT, Louisville Round 4, Pick 9 (No. 109 overall) Round 5, Pick 26 (No. 163 overall) Round 6, Pick 31 (No. 205 overall) Round 7, Pick 13 (No. 231 overall) Round 1, Pick 23 (No. 241 overall)

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Redskins trade down in 2nd round, select RB Guice

Redskins trade down in 2nd round, select RB Guice

The Washington Redskins held the 12th pick in the 2nd round of the 2018 NFL Draft, but declined to use it, instead sending the pick to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for the 27th pick in the 2nd round and a third round pick. With the 59th overall pick in the Draft, the Skins selected LSU RB Derrius Guice, a college superstar who saw his draft stock plummet in the hours before the Draft….

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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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Redskins Select DL Da’Ron Payne in the First Round of the NFL Draft

Redskins Select DL Da’Ron Payne in the First Round of the NFL Draft

The Washington Redskins selected   with Alabama DT Da’Ron Payne the 13th overall  pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, further bolstering a defensive line and reuniting Payne with former college teammate Jonathon Allen, who the Skins took with the 17th overall pick last year. Payne is 6’3″ and 311 pounds, with 33″ arms and capable of playing anywhere along the defensive line. When Allen left for the NFL, Payne took over as the dominant force on…

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