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Need to Know: Ranking the Redskins’ draft picks | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 5, 42 days before the Washington Redskins hold their mandatory minicamp. Ranking the Redskins’ draft picks Here is my ranking of the Redskins’ 10 draft picks as determined by factors such as needs, value, opportunity cost, how much the pla...

Matt Jones’ Train Is ‘Ready To Run’
The Washington Redskins went power offense in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft, picking downhill-style runner Matt Jones out of Florida.

Washington Redskins GM Scot McCloughan pleased with scouting staff - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Scot McCloughan had not worked with anyone in the scouting department before joining the Washington Redskins in January.

Leftover thoughts: Washington Redskins' NFL draft features toughness - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
GM Scot McCloughan will conduct his post-draft news conference at noon Monday, and there will be plenty to discuss about the Redskins' draft.

Washington Redskins targeted SEC players in NFL draft for a reason - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
The Redskins followed a pattern during the three-day draft. It wasn't by coincidence. And it was even less of one when it came to the SEC.

Scot McCloughan, proud of first Redskins draft, says aim was to build team’s core - The Washington Post
Washington’s new GM is pleased with 10 rookies, led by Brandon Scherff, a top pick "you can build around."

McCloughan got exactly what he wanted in Scherff | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Offensive tackle Brandon Scherff possesses all of the traits Scot McCloughan sought in his first pick as Redskins general manager.

Redskins draft class has major implications on the depth chart - Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Scot McCloughan on Brandon Scherff, Preston Smith and Redskins' other NFL draft picks - Washington Times
McCloughan addressed several players in Washington's 10-man class individually, including Brandon Scherff, Preston Smith and Matt Jones.

Scot McCloughan's 2015 Draft Experience
Redskins General Manager, Scot McCloughan, talks about his first draft experience with the team.

City for Next Year’s Draft? N.F.L. Could Have Its Pick - NYTimes.com

Despite the success of this year’s event in Chicago, the N.F.L. has been noncommittal about whether it would hold it here again next year.

A Battle for Eyes Is Waged via New N.F.L. Players’ Ears - NYTimes.com

The headphone maker Beats by Dre was a big winner on the first day of the draft, as Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston wore its earbuds despite the fact that the league’s official sponsor is Bose.

NFL Draft Review: Who Gained the Most Contract Value - Over the Cap
salary cap, contracts, bonus money, dead money, and cap savings for every player in 2015 and beyond

How Redskins GM Scot McCloughan Ran His Draft Room " CBS DC
Scot McCloughan ran the Redskins' draft room the only way he knew how, and it yielded 10 players: "You wait and see. It’s a good group."

Redskins' McCloughan prefers power conferences | Comcast SportsNet Washington
If we want to figure out who Scot McCloughan might draft in the future, we should think big--both big bodies and big-time college football conferences.

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