The first four picks went relatively as expected. Quarterback Jameis Winston went to the Buccaneers at number one, while the Titans took QB Marcus Mariota at two. Jacksonville took OLB Dante Fowler at three, meaning DL Leonard Williams fell to Oakland at four.
First round, fifth overall: Vic Beasley, OLB, Clemson
This is the first mock where I've stayed at five and taken a player. Beasley, to me, is the best pure pass rusher in this draft class.
It's an all Robert Griffin III mailbag because, well, there were a ton of questions about him. So for those who say quit writing about him, I say: the interest in the player who plays the most important position for the Redskins is rather strong and many want to know more. Sort of a big upcoming next eight days for Griffin (not to mention the season).
"I'm glad that Jay named him starter," Theismann told Redskins Nation host Larry Michael in a recent interview. "Robert knows where he is right now. Sure, Kirk [Cousins] will compete. Colt [McCoy] will compete. Because they want to become better. Both of them are very competitive individuals. But it's Robert's job."
John Keim of ESPN talked with some people familiar with the way that Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan operates in the first round. McCloughan's patterns point towards him picking one of the top two edge rushers in the draft with the fifth overall pick.
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