The cornerback from Clemson has deficiencies he needs to work on, but he's got the potential to become a starter, which is good for a Day 3 pick.
Here’s a rundown of the positions where veterans could find themselves looking over their shoulder because of the addition draft picks or college free agents:
Only second-rounder Trent Murphy (linebacker, Stanford) and third-rounder Morgan Moses (tackle, Virginia) remain unsigned.
Washington bolsters its post-draft haul by adding Silas Redd and eight other players.
The Redskins made their first move to address their secondary through the draft, selecting the Clemson cornerback with the 102nd overall pick.
The Redskins appear to have improved their depth at outside linebacker, right tackle and guard. Now they will look to further fill out their roster in today’s fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh rounds.
As he looks over the roster as it stands on the eve of the NFL Draft, Redskins general manager Bruce Allen says he doesn't see any "gaping holes," but that the organization has the goal of improving future depth.
If the Redskins are looking to draft a cornerback who could be around a while, or one who could play special teams, Mark Bullock has three suggestions.
TCU cornerback Jason Verrett has Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to thank for being thrown into the fire immediately. That and more in Mike Jones's top 10 cornerback preview.
In an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink type of mailbag, Mike Jones answers reader questions on a promising cornerback, a yet-to-be-released pass rusher, the former coach and the media types at Redskins Park.