Draft: Defensive Line

Draft: Defensive Line

Over the next few weeks, LETS GO REDSKINS will review Washington’s options in next month’s NFL Draft, position by position. Are the Redskins planning on investing heavily along the interior of the defensive line in the NFL Draft? Veterans Chris Baker and Ricky Jean-Francois were let go in free agency, while Stacy McGee and Terrell McClain were added, from Oakland and Dallas respectively. A need remains at nose tackle, the centerpiece of any 3-4 scheme….

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Early Redskins Roster Preview: Defensive Line

Early Redskins Roster Preview: Defensive Line

DISCUSS IT IN OUR DC PRO SPORTS FACEBOOK GROUP! There about 90 players on the roster of the Washington Redskins right now, but the team will have to trim down to a final roster of 53 before the start of the 2016 season. Here is an early look at what that roster might look like, position by position. This time we cover the defensive line. Likely starters in bold. Previous in this series: Quarterback¬†// Running…

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How the Redskins Draft Affects Their Roster

How the Redskins Draft Affects Their Roster

Every NFL team approaches the draft differently. Some are heavily guided by immediate need. Others, like the Washington Redskins under GM Scot McCloughan [GMSM], attempt to draft the best player available, hoping if they do that often enough they will be able to address their needs. [This latter method is also an acknowledgement that teams may know what their needs are now, but often do not know what their needs will be in six, twelve…

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Redskins take DT Matt Ioannidis in 5th Round

Redskins take DT Matt Ioannidis in 5th Round

The Washington Redskins selected DL Matt Ioannidis [eye-an-NYE-dis]of Temple in the fifth round, the 152nd pick overall. Despite most mock drafts showing the Skins addressing the defensive line early and often, this is the first pick along the defensive line by the Skins in the 2016 NFL Draft. Washington¬†traded their fourth round pick in the NFL Draft — 120th overall — to the New Orleans Saints for their fifth round pick — 152nd overall —…

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