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Report: Redskins Targeting WR Michael Thomas

Jason Cole of Bleacher Report tweeted a report yesterday stating that the Redskins rank Ohio State's Michael Thomas as their #1 wide receiver in the draft. Does this mean Washington is targeting the Ohio State product in Round 1?

Is it possible that the Redskins forgo taking a defensive tackle or other position at 21 overall and instead go with a big-bodied, fast wide receiver? Jason Cole reports that the Redskins are intrigued with Thomas' size - 6'3", 212 pounds - and speed - he reportedly ran "in the low 4.3s" at Ohio State's pro day, an improvement from a 4.57 at the Combine. Washington's scouts are also impressed with his competitiveness and love of football, which they believe separate him from this draft's other top receiving prospects like Laquon Treadwell, Corey Coleman, and Josh Doctson.

One of Thomas' pro comparisons in Michael Crabtree, who was drafted 10th overall by Scot McCloughan's 49ers in the 2009 Draft. Check out Thomas' measurables, tweets, and videos embedded below.