What did you think of the Redskins’ draft?

April 29, 2013

So now that you’ve had some time to mull it over, what’s your opinion on the collection of draft picks and undrafted free agents picked up by the Redskins over the weekend?

Given what they had to work with — and factoring in that this year’s first rounder helped obtain Robert Griffin III may affect your opinion — most people thought they had a pretty good draft. It didn’t fully come into focus for me until Day 3, when they added a pair of safeties that wouldn’t have been bad picks on Day 2. The fact that all three secondary players — cornerback David Amerson, and safeties Phillip Thomas and Baccari Rambo — were ballhawks in college builds the excitement for the group. I’d bet most Redskins fans have higher hopes for that trio than they do for most second, fourth and sixth round picks.

Who else did you like from the draft? Did you think they missed out on anyone, or had any missteps?

If you have draft-specific questions, you can try to e-mail Mike Jones (mike.jones@washpost.com) in time to get them answered in the Monday mailbag. Also, here are links to the bulk of our draft coverage since Friday, in case you missed it while enjoying the weekend:

More draft coverage from The Post:

Redskins add undrafted free agents

Shanahan talks about the draft picks

Redskins take RB Jawan Jamison from Rutgers in Round 7

Jawan Jamison scouting report | His college statistics

Redskins take another safety, Rambo, in Round 6

Baccari Rambo scouting report | His college statistics

Redskins draft two Seminoles in Round 5

RGIII does jumping jacks at Redskins’ draft-day party

The Early Lead: Patriots trade for RB LeGarrette Blount

Hokies Fuller and Painter drafted in Round 6

U-Va.’s Oday Aboushi goes to the Jets in Round 5

S Phillip Thomas says he’ll be “the steal of the draft”

The Early Lead: After horrific knee injury, Lattimore is drafted by 49ers

Good Counsel’s Jenkins is taken in fourth round

Phillip Thomas scouting report | His college stats

Redskins select S Phillip Thomas in the fourth round

The Early Lead: Chip Kelly and the Eagles draft Barkley in Round 4

D.C. Sports Bog: LaVar Arrington’s burgundy draft jacket

Shanahan breaks down Amerson and Reed’s attributes

Redskins draft TE Jordan Reed in Round 3

Jordan Reed scouting report | His college stats

Redskins draft CB David Amerson in Round 2

David Amerson scouting report | His college stats

When Amerson visited the Redskins | Amerson “spider chart” vs. Tyrann Mathieu

Round 3 wrapup: Glennon goes, Barkley and Nassib do not

Former Westfield HS QB Mike Glennon drafted by Bucs

Roundup of Round 2: Te’o, Smith finally chosen

The Early Lead: Smith goes to Jets, has Sanchez in his sights

The Early Lead: Te’o goes to Chargers in Round 2

The Early Lead: Honey Badger says Patrick Paterson helped him get to Arizona

Redskins restructure CB Josh Wilson’s contract to save $2 million

Draft order and who’s been taken, updating live

Reid: Redskins need to unearth some gems in later rounds

 

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