The defensive linemen and outside linebackers have gone through their round of measurements at the NFL Scouting Combine.
The physical traits matter, McCloughan acknowledges. But it’s the intangibles that make the real difference, he believes.
Redskins GM says, 'in my opinion, they’re always good drafts.'
It has not been determined yet if the draft will remain in early May, and if it will stay in New York City.
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 rookie from Stanford isn't a speed rusher, but has moves and can play the run. He could spell Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan, and play in Jim Haslett's creative nickel packages.
A roundup of what folks said and wrote about Washington's eight new rookies, plus draft grades galore and a video analysis of the picks.
Mike Jones answers reader questions about the eight players drafted by Washington, where they fit and what that means for others on the roster.
The Redskins don't have much in the way of tall wide receivers on the roster, but adding 6-6 draft pick Ted Bolser to Jordan Reed means they have two tall pass-catching tight ends.