Of the record 73 underclassmen in this year’s NFL draft, nearly two dozen have been projected by at least one analyst as having a chance to go in the first round.
Around this time last year Washington Redskins fans were buzzing about the impending arrival of a quarterback and franchise savior. Don’t expect an encore at this year’s draft.
When the Redskins had a first-round pick during the past decade, they struck gold. When they had to wait until the second round of the draft to add a player, as is the case this week, the results weren’t nearly as golden.
Whether fairly or unfairly, speculation into Manti Te’o’s sexual orientation has followed him into the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. And what may seem like a discriminating question in most offices will probably get asked by NFL GMs during player interviews.
The Redskins will have the same opportunity to talk to the likes of Luke Joeckel, Damontre Moore and Manti Te’o, but those players and 47 others will already be gone by the time Washington makes their first pick.
The Washington Redskins signed their third of nine draft picks on Saturday, finalizing a deal with fifth round selection Adam Gettis.
The Redskins made Josh LeRibeus their second selection of the 2012 NFL Draft, picking the SMU offensive linemen in the third round on Friday night.
The Washington Redskins selected guard Josh LeRibeus from SMU with the eighth pick in the third round in the 2012 NFL Draft.
The Washington Redskins officially have their man and his name is Robert Griffin III.
Tuesday on The Sports Junkies, the show debated the hypothetical question that if the Colts for some reason passed on Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, who would the guys rather have on the team? Callers also weighed in on their preference.