Poll: Redskins’ first draft pick; Who ya got?

May 8

Stephon Tuitt, here sacking BYU’s Riley Nelson in 2012, is a possibility for the Redskins at No. 34. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Since the Redskins aren’t scheduled to draft a player tonight, this poll will be a lot more fun when we revisit it tomorrow. But, with less than six hours to go before the first pick, and a while still until the live blog starts up over at The Early Lead (aiming for 6:30), there’s no reason not to take a crack at it now.

For purposes of this poll, I’ve listed the players who most commonly show up going to Washington in HailRedskins.com’s mock draft database, and contrasted that with the players most likely to be on the board at 34 according to Advanced Football Analytics’s Bayesian Draft Analysis Tool. You get to “book it” with one of these picks, or someone else written into the comments.

After the poll, we’ve got a bunch of links to draft coverage: Videos and blog posts galore.

There’s no telling how reliable these are, but a quick scan of the 54 mock drafts that have a pick for the Redskins reveals 29 possibilities for that pick, with 10 getting suggested more than once. Any time you have 33 variables in front of you, it’s pretty hard to hone in on the 34th occurrence. The AFA tool helps some — it suggests that the 10 best players likely available at 34 are Kony Ealy, Teddy Bridgewater, Bradley Roby, Dee Ford, Cyrus Kouandjio, Timmy Jernigan, Kelvin Benjamin, Xavier Su’a Filo, Stephon Tuitt and Cody Latimer.

Tuitt and Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward show up six times each on the mock drafts. Other multiple appearances: Joel Bitonio (4); Benjamin, Kouandjio, Morgan Moses, Ra’shede Hageman and Calvin Pryor (3); Lamarcus Joyner, David Yankey (2). AFA’s tool suggests Moses, Hageman and Pryor will be gone by pick 34. So, here’s your poll:

Draft links: Order | Maske mockPlayer bios | Insider posts | Live tracker

Post Sports Live:

The Post Sports Live crew debates which position the Redskins should select with their second round pick in the 2014 NFL draft. (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)

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