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Scot McCloughan's desire for 'football players' guides Redskins' draft strategy - Washington Times
McCloughan's selection of Brandon Scherff last year, his first as the Redskins' general manager, gave an idea of exactly what he's looking for when he's scouting prospects.

2016 NFL Draft primer: Round 1 -
The wait is nearly over. In anticipation for the 2016 NFL Draft, which kicks off Thursday night, Around The NFL's Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the top storylines heading into the first round.

How much cap space will the Redskins need to sign their draft picks? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
After signing Josh Norman, the Redskins go into the draft with about $4.2 million in salary cap space. They will need a chunk of that to pay their draft picks but perhaps not as much as you might think. Going into tonight’s first round the Redskins have eight picks.

Three questions for the Redskins on Day 1 of the NFL Draft | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Try to sneak in a nap this afternoon. Because with the Redskins picking at No. 21, it's going to be a late night.

NFL Draft Analysis on West Virginia's Karl Joseph | CSN Mid-Atlantic
NFL Draft Insider Charley Casserly's scouting report on West Virginia S Karl Joseph.

Washington Redskins improved at corner, but still want more - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Even though they just signed one of the game's best in Josh Norman, the Redskins won't shy away from adding more cornerbacks in the draft.

Ranking the best and worst drafting teams in Round 1 - Carolina Panthers, Houston Texans top the list
At first glance, the Redskins might appear too high, but this ranking is on a per-pick basis, so losing two additional first round picks in the Robert Griffin III trade is not a factor. Instead, the ranking accounts for the fact that four of Washington's six first-round picks in the last decade made at least one Pro Bowl within their first four seasons in the league. | Mock Draft
Predict #NFLDraft picks 1-10 & #Redskins' 21st and you could win club level season tickets

Need to Know: Redskins fan’s guide to getting ready for the NFL draft | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 28, the day of the first round of the NFL Draft. Timeline —At Redskins Park: Conference call with Redskins’ first-round pick soon after pick has been made; Jay Gruden talks to the media after first round is over.

Redskins' best draft pick Sammy Baugh remains a legend - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
As a rookie, Sammy Baugh starred at quarterback, punter and defensive back, and helped ignite the fanaticism of Redskins fans.

A'Shawn Robinson Scouting Report -

Another potential Redskins' draft pick.

On the Clock Mock Draft Simulator -

16 Big boards to choose from (1/2 as many there will be tonight) to run your final full 7-round mocks!

We'll be updating data immediately following the Draft Thursday & Friday nights so you can run updated mocks tomorrow & Saturday morning.