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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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 Trade for QB Kevin Hogan

Redskins Trade for QB Kevin Hogan

For the second time this year, the Washington Redskins have traded for a quarterback. The Washington Redskins traded their sixth round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft (188th overall) to the Cleveland Browns, in exchange for QB Kevin Hogan and Cleveland’s sixth round pick (205th overall). The probably indicates the Redskins have seen something in Hogan and believe he might possibly be a successor to backup QB Colt McCoy, who is entering the final year…

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Redskins sign NT Phil Taylor

Redskins sign NT Phil Taylor

The Washington Redskins signed oft-injured nose tackle Phil Taylor, who turns 30 this weekend, to a one-year contract with undisclosed financial terms. The Redskins were counting on Taylor as their starting nose tackle in 2017, but he tore his left quadriceps in a preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals, ending his season. Taylor was a first round pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2011, but he has not played in an NFL game since 2014,…

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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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Redskins Ups and Downs: Week 14

Redskins Ups and Downs: Week 14

UP — Washington’s draft position, now 10th. DOWN — The amount of time Skins fans can stand to watch the games. UP — Philip Rivers’ passer rating. DOWN — Washington’s ability to run the ball against even bad run defenses. UP — The number of games Jordan Reed has missed this season (7). DOWN — The return on investment the Skins are getting for Reed, who is averaging less than 8 yards per catch. UP…

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