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Daily Slop: Market for Cousins Could pop up as Draft Unfolds; Redskins Must Develop Their own NFL Draft Prospects

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Need to Know: 5 things to watch for as the Redskins watch tonight’s draft | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, May 8, one day before the Redskins make their first pick in the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are five things to look for tonight during the first round of the draft that will affect the Redskins: A run on quarterbacks—If quarterback-needy t...

Eyeing the draft: Antonio Richardson - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
I'm taking a look at selected players leading up to the NFL draft, which begins May 8. The reports are based on watching multiple games on draftbreakd

Poll results: Redskins need to take a RT - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
It wouldn’t be a so-called sexy pick; it would be one that pleases a lot of Redskins fans apparently. According to our poll this week, the Redsk

If Bradley Roby’s there, the Redskins should draft the cornerback

Bill Polian says Browns should send first-round NFL draft pick to Redskins for Kirk Cousins
"If you have the fourth pick in the draft and it’s too high to take a quarterback there, and you don’t want Johnny Manziel, and you potentially get [Sammy] Watkins or Khalil Mack, go ahead and take them," said Polian, the former Colts president and Bills general manager. "Now you have a pick at 26, and so you say to yourself: ‘Who’s better at 26? [Eastern Illinois QB] Jimmy Garoppolo? Whoever else is left on the board at that point? Or Kirk Cousins, who knows the offense, who played for Kyle Shanahan, who basically can coach it for all of the new players on offense, and who Kyle Shanahan apparently likes.’

Washington Redskins must develop their own NFL draft prospects - ESPN
"I don't think we can say we've done well because of our record," Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said. The numbers spell it out. Washington ranks seventh in the NFL with 28 former draft picks on its roster. In the free-agency era, that has to register as a surprise given the Redskins' reputation. Of course, the salary cap penalties of the past two offseasons forced them to do business another way.

The Redskins Blog | Robert Griffin III Simply Couldn’t Miss Another Draft Day Party

The Value Of The 34th-Overall Draft Pick
NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah said the Redskins have plenty of options with their second-round (34th-overall) pick in this week’s NFL Draft.

Redskins GM Bruce Allen acknowledges increased focus on special teams | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Market for Cousins could pop up as draft unfolds | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Will an emphasis on work ethic take some players off the Redskins’ draft board? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
It appears that the Redskins are putting a greater emphasis on intangibles when they are putting together their draft board and that might remove some prospects from consideration.

Robert Griffin III Begins Community Campaign
With a clean bill of health and a full offseason, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is taking the opportunity to branch out in his philanthropic efforts.

Tanard Jackson back with Redskins day after release - Washington Times
The 28-year-old free safety has not played since Week 17 of the 2011 regular season, when he was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played in three preseason games with the Redskins in 2012 before being suspended on Aug. 31 of that year.

Five NFL draft scenarios that could make the universe explode ... and could actually happen | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The NFL draft cannot, and will not, be placed in a box, and here are five scenarios guaranteed to make the football universe explode this week.

Fanspeak's Final 500+ Player Big Board -

NFL draft: Morgan Moses and Kyle Fuller at the top of the list of Virginia college players - The Washington Post
In the NFL draft, each of the state’s major college programs has a potential Day 1 pick.

Derek Carr welcomes ESPN cameras to his "Draft Day," 12 years after his brother's - ESPN Front Row

Big Hands, Small Colleges and the N.F.L. Draft -
Short quarterbacks are looked down upon by draft analysts, but they may be a bargain if their hands are big.

Drafting Decisions and the Salary Cap Part II - Over the Cap

Mark Maske’s mock draft: Clowney goes first, Manziel and Bortles in top 10

Top 5 Storylines for First Round of NFL Draft -

NFL Draft Film Breakdown by UK - Comparing Sammy Watkins & Mike Evans -