Need to Know: 5 possible Redskins draft picks that could go very wrong | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 6, two days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Last week we looked at some potential picks who would be very safe.
Despite surgery, Bowen remains in Redskins' plans | Comcast SportsNet Washington
And then there is his contract. Bowen is slated to make $4.4 million in base salary this year and his cap number is a shade over $7 million. Both the base and the cap number are the sixth highest on the team. Even a healthy player who just turned 30 and is coming off of back-to-back so-so seasons (one sack in 26 games played) might be concerned about being a cap casualty with a contract like that. Add in the health questions and there was legitimate speculation that Bowen might not be on the roster this spring or that he faced a hefty pay cut.
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Tanard Jackson's return shouldn't alter Washington Redskins' plans - ESPN
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Instead of incorporating a game-changer in South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, a high-motor inside linebacker in Buffalo's Khalil Mack or even a potential franchise offensive tackle in Auburn's Greg Robinson, the Redskins will get their first chance to prove their scouting mettle with the No. 34 pick.
Joe Theismann is both honored and a little saddened that he still has amassed more passing yards than any other quarterback in Washington Redskins history. The 25,206 yards Theismann tallied during a career that began 1974 and was ended suddenly by Lawrence Taylor in 1985 are better than Sonny Jurgensen’s 22,585 and Sammy Baugh’s 21,886.
"He has the ability, but what’s Robert’s problem is he’s usually the best athlete on the football field," Fletcher said. "And he had to learn, coming into the National Football League, everybody can run on defense. D-linemen can run, linebackers can run, safeties can run. And when they get a hold of you, they have bad intentions. So he has to learn to be more like Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick and even Cam Newton. Slide more, or run out of bounds. Don’t take those big hits."
From Yahoo Sports: According to NFL Network's Rich Eisen, who spoke with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for a pre-draft show, the league has heard from two cities that would be very interested in hosting the NFL draft next year.