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From the Article: NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Thursday that the league is "focusing" on New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles as possible locations for the 2015 draft, although sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter that scheduling issues have made New York City -- the regular home of the draft -- the least likely option.
Here is the blurb on the Redskins: 26. Washington Redskins
Things were looking so good for Washington during Robert Griffin III's rookie season. The triple option was in full flow, the offense looked formidable, and the defense was showing enough signs of revival that there was reason for hope.
Then the wheels fell off the wagon with the serious knee injury to their star quarterback, and since that point he has never really looked the same. The struggles permeated the entire roster in 2013, and caused a change at the head coaching spot. Though there is still legitimate talent on the roster, there are also some major holes that have yet to be properly addressed, hanging like an anchor from the belt of the team. Jason Hatcher should help add an interior pass rush to a unit that had no defensive lineman tally more than three sacks a year ago. Only Barry Cofield topped 19 total pressures from the defensive line, as the team left it entirely to Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan to generate pressure.
By the numbers: Ten projected starters (41.7 percent) are graded as good or better, and though the team doesn't have any blue-chip players, that is still an impressive amount for a side ranked this far down the list. The issue is that four of the remaining players are graded as poor starters, three of them residing in the
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