Need to Know: Retooling the Redskins’ identity and other NFL draft thoughts | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 13, three days before the Redskins’ hold their rookie minicamp. Nickel coverage Here are five final thoughts on the 2014 NFL Draft (just don’t hold me to the "final" part).
On the spot: Redskins with a lot to prove - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Eight players can celebrate their start in the NFL with the Redskins – but their arrival means trouble for other players already on the roster. Here are a number of Redskins who will have tougher competition this summer because of the players Washington just drafted:
Heading into the 2014 NFL draft, Morgan Moses was seen as being in the upper echelon of OT's and was a likely 1st round draft pick to a team such as the Carolina Panthers. After not going in the 1st round, there was the thought that Moses wouldn't last long on day two, then he just continued to fall into the 3rd round. At 66 the Redskins pounced on the big OT from UVA and now have their future RT for years to come.
Here in what will become an annual Monday after the draft tradition (unless everyone hates it, in which case I won’t do it again) here is my way too early projection of the Redskins’ final 53-man roster.
"The way Jordan can move around outside, inside, it creates mismatches for you against corners, safeties and linebackers," he said. "There [are] different ways to get bigger guys matched up on smaller guys, and with Jordan’s flexibility and Teddy’s flexibility, it will help."
Former UVA offensive lineman and Redskins 3rd Round pick joins the guys
"I could talk for days about it," Trent Murphy said on ESPN 980 on Friday night, not long after the Redskins picked him. "The last two days alone my dad’s been trying to throw me into the weight room and tell me how important the next couple of months are in preparing and how I shouldn’t be watching TV, I should be in there working out. I mean, I literally woke up at 6 a.m. [Thursday] and went and did a two-hour workout and then I came home and he was like: ‘What are you doing? You need to be working out again.’
The Redskins didn't need to find a cornerback who had to provide immediate impact from scrimmage. But they needed to find someone who they could devel
ESPN analyst Todd McShay pegged Morgan Moses as a first-round NFL draft prospect. But he lasted until the third round, where he was selected by the Wa
Willie McGinest and Brian Baldinger debate whether the St. Louis Rams or Washington Redskins got the better end of the deal that sent Robert Griffin III to the Redskins.
Former Virginia offensive tackles Morgan Moses, who was widely predicted to be selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, described Monday the phone call he received from Jay Gruden when he was finally drafted in the third round by the Washington Redskins.
When the most recent flurry of reports and sound bites emerged regarding the league's interest in relocating the draft from Manhattan, I thought the NFL was simply squeezing the cojones of the folks who run Radio City Music Hall. Now, I'm not so sure.
Where does your team stand in the post-draft edition of the 2014 ESPN.com NFL Power Rankings?