Redskins ink most of their 2018 draft picks

Redskins ink most of their 2018 draft picks

UPDATE: Contract details are in for first round pick Da’Ron Payne.  Payne inked a 4 year, fully guaranteed deal with $14.4 million.  Additionally, there was a $8.56 salary bonus. — The Washington Redskins have signed all of their 2018 NFL draft selections, except for third round pick T Geron Christian.  Christian is expected to sign before the commencement of Organized Team Activities (OTAs).  Redskins moved swiftly to get the draft picks signed before OTAs and…

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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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Redskins Release DL Terrell McClain, A.J. Francis

Redskins Release DL Terrell McClain, A.J. Francis

The Washington Redskins have released DL Terrell McClain, who played only one sub-par year in Washington. I panned the signing at the time, writing that the former Dallas Cowboy was a mediocre player who was given far too much money, four years and $21 million. The writing was on the wall after McClain’s poor 2017 season, when the team renegotiated his contract to remove his guaranteed base salary for 2018. McClain will count $3.75 million against…

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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 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 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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NFL Mock Database: QB Sam Darnold the overwhelming top draft pick in the NFL Draft

NFL Mock Database:  QB Sam Darnold the overwhelming top draft pick in the NFL Draft

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 lists 163 NFL mock drafts.  Our consensus NFL mock draft munch included all NFL mock drafts updated between February 24th and March 2nd, a…

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