Washington hopes the rookie outside linebacker can fill the void created when Brian Orakpo left, and team with Ryan Kerrigan to make a dynamic pass-rushing tandem.
Kerrigan is coming off of a career year in which he recorded a team-high 13 1/2 sacks, seventh most in the NFL.
In today’s mailbag, we discuss how the rookies looked on the field, take a long, hard look at Robert Griffin III and the offense, and answer a few other questions.
Here's where Washington's newest inside linebacker excels, and where his limitations are.
Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan to reflect on NFL draft haul Monday
Here's what made the Mississippi State linebacker attractive to Washington in Round 2.
The Redskins drafted three players in a busy Round 6.
With the first of their two fifth-round picks, the Redskins selected Arkansas linebacker Martrell Spaight at 141st overall.
“We’re just going to try to add tough, physical players,” coach Jay Gruden said Friday night after the completion of the third round. “That’s the whole motto here."
One of the main criticisms that Preston Smith heard coming away from his senior season at Mississippi State had to do with the speed of his play, and whether or not he had what it took to develop into a top-level pass-rusher in the NFL.