The Insider: Redskins draft


Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Redskins getting draft picks signed quickly

The rookie pay system put in place in 2011 NFL labor deal "has simplified everything" in negotiations with draft picks, General Manager Bruce Allen said.

By Mark Maske  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, Redskins draft, Rookies

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Redskins sign seventh-round RB Jawan Jamison

Washington continues to get its lower-round picks under contract, announcing the signing of the seventh-round running back from Rutgers.

By Mike Jones  |  10:50 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins draft, Rookies, Running backs

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 04/29/2013

What did you think of the Redskins' draft?

Given some time to digest it all, what's your feeling on Washington's draft class?

By Keith McMillan  |  08:07 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 04/28/2013

Redskins add collection of undrafted rookies

The Redskins have added two offensive linemen, an inside linebacker, two wide receivers and a cornerback.

By Mike Jones  |  11:14 AM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:46 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Mike Shanahan talks Redskins draft picks

As the Redskins wrapped up its drafting Saturday night, their coach said he felt good about the collection of players acquired.

By Mike Jones  |  08:46 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Redskins take RB Jawan Jamison out of Rutgers in seventh round

The Washington Redskins closed out the 2013 NFL Draft by selecting Rutgers running back Jawan Jamison in the seventh round - the 228th overall pick of the draft.

By Mike Jones  |  07:04 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Redskins take another safety, Bacarri Rambo, with 191st overall pick

The Washington Redskins went safety again, taking Georgia's Bacarri Rambo with the 191st pick of the NFL draft.

By Mike Jones  |  05:47 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins draft, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Redskins draft RB Chris Thompson, LB Brandon Jenkins out of Florida State

The Redskins in the fifth round selected a pair of players out of Florida State, taking running back Chris Thompson with the 154th overall pick and outside linebacker Brandon Jenkins with the 162nd pick.

By Mike Jones  |  04:23 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Phillip Thomas: 'I feel like I'm going to be the steal of the draft'

As he watched and waited while more than a hundred players came off of the NFL draft board ahead of him, Fresno State safety Phillip Thomas fought to keep his emotions in check.

By Mike Jones  |  02:41 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Redskins select Phillip Thomas in fourth round

By selecting the ball-hawking safety from Fresno State in the fourth round of the NFL draft, the Redskins turn their attention back to upgrading their secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  01:31 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 04/27/2013

NFL draft Day 3 -- Redskins still have some top prospects available at positions of need

With five picks (a fourth, two fifths, a sixth and seventh) on this final day of the draft, Washington should be able to meet more needs as quality players remain on the board.

By Mike Jones  |  11:37 AM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 04/27/2013

Mike Shanahan breaks down draft picks David Amerson, Jordan Reed

Mike Shanahan believes that in David Amerson and Jordan Reed, the Redskins have added two prospects that will establish themselves as playmakers on their respective sides of the ball.

By Mike Jones  |  12:11 AM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:04 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Redskins draft Florida tight end Jordan Reed in Round 3

Washington uses its third-round pick (85th overall) on Florida’s Jordan Reed, a 6-foot-2, 236 pound tight end who led the Gators with 45 catches last fall.

By Mike Jones  |  10:04 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:59 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Redskins draft cornerback David Amerson in Round 2 [updated]

By Mike Jones  |  07:59 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 04/26/2013

NFL draft open thread & guide to Round 2

If you're just sitting down to join the NFL draft coverage, the Redskins get a chance to pick in Round 2, and several name players are still available as well.

By Keith McMillan  |  05:31 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013

NFL draft: Breaking down the best players available for the Redskins

The Washington Redskins, as expected, sat tight during the first night of the NFL Draft and tonight will spring into action with picks in the second and third rounds, the first of which begins at 6:30 p.m.

By Mike Jones  |  10:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013

NFL draft 2013 -- Who's left for the Redskins on Day 2

Let's take stock of who is available after Round 1, and who might slide to Washington at pick No. 51

By Keith McMillan  |  08:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 04/25/2013

NFL Draft 2013 -- Live blog & other essential Round 1 links

Need to be pointed in the right direction on draft night? The Insider's got you.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:58 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 04/25/2013

Redskins do extensive homework on prospects with troubled pasts

when investigating a draft candidate with a sketchy background, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said his staff does extensive work to gain as clear a picture as possible.

By Mike Jones  |  11:10 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 04/25/2013

Who do Redskins fans not want to see drafted tonight?

The Redskins might be sitting out Round 1 of the draft, but fans can still enjoy tonight by watching to see who doesn't get picked, and remains available for Washington in Round 2.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:08 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Shanahan: Redskins prepared for multiple scenarios

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said although the team doesn't have a first-round pick this year, they have prepared for multiple scenarios.

By Mike Jones  |  01:41 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Shanahan on the draft: Trading into first-round a long shot

At Mike Shanahan's pre-draft press conference, the Redskins coach offers small nuggets on the team's thought process.

By Keith McMillan  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 04/24/2013

How much draft-day movement can we expect from the Redskins?

Mike Shanahan's three-year history of Redskins drafts suggests that Washington won't stand pat during the three-day NFL draft.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:01 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Monday mail bag: Draft needs at corner, safety, tackle and more . . .

With Draft Weekend approaching, many of the topics on your minds are along those lines - the team's needs, the decision-making process, and how selections could impact the roster.

By Mike Jones  |  01:02 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Monday Mailbag, nfl draft 2013, Redskins draft

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Should the Redskins trade draft picks this year for better ones next year?

The Redskins might be able to parlay this year's second-rounder into a first-rounder next year. Would it be worth the wait for Washington?

By Keith McMillan  |  11:34 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nfl draft 2013, Redskins draft, Redskins draft needs

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Robert Griffin III making appearance at Redskins draft party

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and a number of teammates will be on hand for their team's annual NFL Draft party at FedEx Field on Saturday, April 27.

By Mike Jones  |  04:32 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Redskins draft: The depth chart as it currently stands

The Washington Redskins long have been expected to address last year's struggling secondary early in this month's NFL Draft.

By Mike Jones  |  01:45 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL draft, Redskins draft needs

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Let's Kick It Again and a look at Washington's draft history

As the Opening Kick returns, it looks at a few different draft analyses, and finds that no matter how you slice it, the Redskins need to draft better.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:24 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL draft, Opening kick, Redskins draft

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Defensive backs Brandon McGee, Duke Williams draw pre-draft interest from Redskins

.The defensive backs are projected to go in the middle rounds of the 2013 NFL draft

By Mike Jones  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL draft, Redskins, Redskins defensive backs, Redskins draft

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Johnathan Cyprien looks to become the next small-school player to shine in the NFL

Florida International University safety is determined to prove he is the best player at his position at the NFL combine

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL scouting combine, Redskins draft, Redskins prospects, Redskins Roster