Tag Archive: Draft

Jun 05

Nationals Need to Learn how to Find Late Round Gems

The Washington Nationals revitalized their organization by having two consecutive first overall picks in 2009 and 2010 that turned into Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper. Having those two top overall picks along with drafting Anthony Rendon with the sixth overall pick in 2011 have led the Nationals into playoff contention for the last two years …

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May 11

Analyzing the Redskins Draft

The Redskins started their draft off with a smart move by GM Bruce Allen to trade down from the 34th selection to the 47th pick; gaining a third rounder by doing so (78th overall). The Redskins had plenty of options at 34, and they knew someone they liked would still be there at 47. The …

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May 09

Redskins draft analysis after round one

With the first round of the NFL draft now complete, it is time to examine the Redskins options at 34. The Redskins could go a few directions with the 34th pick. The most obvious pick would be offensive line, with Players like Morgan Moses, Joel Bitonio, Cyrus Kouandjio, and Xavier Su’a Filo. The Redskins could …

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May 08

Position Outlook: Safety

The Redskins haven’t found a long term solution at safety since the tragic death of Sean Taylor. Obviously, Sean Taylor was a special player, and no one expected replacing him would be easy. However, the position has remained a weak point of the Redskins for far too long now.

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May 06

The Ravens top three draft needs

The 2014 NFL draft is days away and the Baltimore Ravens still have some spots to fill on their depth chart.  The Ravens are still looking for a right tackle and a free safety, they are lacking true starters at those positions. Not included on this list is the fact the Ravens need to draft …

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Apr 29

Making the case for Jimmie Ward at 34

The Washington Redskins have a lot of needs heading into the draft, and will likely use a best player available approach to this May’s draft. The Redskins could go a number of different directions with the 34th pick. You could make an argument for the Skins drafting the offensive line, defensive line, linebacker, or secondary …

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Apr 24

Redskins Seven Round Mock Draft 3.0

In the latest version of the Redskins seven round mock draft, I have the Redskins trading down in the second round, and as a result gaining a third round pick which is why this mock has two third round selections.   Round 2: Kyle Van Noy LB BYU   Round 3: Deon Bucannon S Washington …

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Apr 23

Redskins Draft Profile: Kyle Van Noy

Kyle Van Noy is a versatile linebacker that Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett could use in a variety of ways, and that’s why Van Noy has been rising on my draft board.   Van Noy would be a perfect fit for the Redskins for multiple reasons. First of all, he has the versatility to play …

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Apr 21

Redskins Draft Analysis: Defense

The Washington Redskins now boast one of the most dangerous offenses in football. The Redskins have a core of young talented players on this side of the ball all under thirty, including RGIII, Alfred Morris, DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon, Andre Roberts, Jordan Reed, and Trent Williams.

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Apr 16

Redskins Mailbag

@RipSeanShock Asks if Dri Archer is a possibility in this May’s draft? This is a tough one. I wouldn’t be shocked, but I don’t think so. If the Redskins go running back in the draft I see them going with someone who is bigger and more durable that can come in and pass protect on …

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