I think the Redskins should trade down ang get more picks, but they will likely entertain the idea of bringing in a guy like Cam Newton. Just about everyone in D.C. wants McNabb out and rightly so. I just don't thing the answer to their signal caller issue lies in this draft. I think a guy like Brandon Harris could fit well in this defense especially becuase their is nobody on this roster capable of being a number 2 guy next to Hall. Eventually in this draft though, they will have to try and find a guy who can fill the role Albert Haynesworth was supposed to play for the Redskins this year.
Newnfldraft.com said Feb 03, 2011 02:42:50
I don't necessarily disagree with you in this that they should trade down but nearly every team and fan always wants to trade down out of their draft pick. However, in this situation I don't disagree that a corner or defensive tackle would be a good fit but I am interested to see what they do.
Zander Bhatia said Feb 11, 2011 00:40:39
I like the thought of a defensive playmaker, but the 'skins offense is just horrible, if they can't get Blaine Gabbert, I would go with wide out Julio Jones although their defenseive line is atrocious.
I think the Redskins should try to make a trade to accumulate more picks also. If they do trade down, I would like to see them draft Phil Taylor, nose tackle from Baylor. If no trade, then take Marcell Dareus or Cameron Jordan. They should use their first pick to strengthen their defensive line.
I would like their second round pick used on the offensive line. Hopefully Stefen Wisniewski, Danny Watkins, or Rodney Hudson. Build the lines up first, and get the skill players next year.
Newnfldraft.com said Feb 13, 2011 15:53:32
99% of drafts still have the Redskins selecting a QB probably just because of how much of a mess the QB situation is. However, I can't disagree with an interior defensive lineman to open up stuff and build on the young talent they have in Orakpo.
The QB's is not that much of a problem, for 9 season's the Redskin's ranked in the top 10 in Defense, thus in 2010 the 3-4 was installed the offense was also a Problem, so the Skin's gambled with a 3-4 but this type of defense needs the right personel and Skin's just did not have the right coaches either such a defense commands at least 2 or 3 good Drafts and should of been done in phases as the players are drafted, the Coaches on the Skin's Just abruptly made a switch with out the right player's, or MLB like Ray Lewis to do Switches on the Line Of scrimmage, as well as Skin's Useing Multiple safety's do to injuries, out of position player's, is Not a Learning experience as so much as incompetant Coaches that rushed a 3-4 without proper Draft's /also injuries too took their Toll in the last four Games, Jaguars Skin's got lucky, skin's will have to have a plan in 2011 draft defense in 2012, draft Offense 2011 or switch which ever works, But both sides of the roster needs to be addressed. The Skin's should trade down to get more pick's they are beyond One player making a difference Skin's need a whole new team Just about as far as WR,RB,QB,Offensive Line as Well As Two DE's LB's a CB,FS, The loss against the Giants in New York Proves Skin's are Far from a Ligit 3-4, as well as the 4 or 5 Ot's proves the Skin's are Too small,too slow at Key position's to Make a difference especially WR,and Skin's need two Shut down Corner's CB, as well as Large improvement on the Offensive Line, Plus a new Defensive Coordinator, if the Skin's can't produce in 2011 in the Draft as well as On the field !
Im far from a McNabb fan but it was not entirely his fault. He had no one reliable to throw to. And had to hand the ball off of to old broken down ex good RBs. But on the other hand, if you keep McNabb you are in win now mode and if they dont win, Shannahan's job is in trouble. If they draft "their guy" at QB they can admit the current roster sucks and they are rebuilding which takes time. So McNabb can play and lose while grooming someone like Jake Locker over the next couple of years while they beef up the O-line and get some solid WRs. They did miss big on Malcolm Kelly and Devin Thomas (2 of the supposed best WRs in that class) who were suppose to lock up the position for the next 10 years. Writing Fat Albert a huge check to do nothing but cry on the sidelines didnt help either.
matthew.inglese said Apr 27, 2011 15:56:29
There are a couple of options for the Redskins here:
1) Trade- always an option to get more picks, but we'll skip it for now (who knows what'll actually happen above them).
2) Julio Jones- Redskins need to get a true #1 guy. Julio Jones has risen up the draft board after his Combine, so he could get a serious look here (although he could go as high as #4, honestly).
3) Tyron Smith- He's not the most NFL ready OT (that would be Costonzo), but he has the most upside amongst the offensive tackles in this draft. He COULD be groomed into the LT role, although he's more adept at RT right now.
4) DE- The Redskins could use a little more help up front, mainly in the forms of Robert Quinn (UNC) or Aldon Smith (Missouri).
5) QB- If either Blaine Gabbert or Cam Newton fall to #10, the Redskins could scoop them up easily as their QB of the future. If both player are taken, look for the 'SKins to pass on QB for now and pick one up later on (maybe Round 2).