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Redskins release first unofficial roster depth chart

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With the Redskins’ first preseason matchup against the Patriots just three days away, the team has released their first unofficial depth chart, offering a glimpse into whose fate has risen and fallen through the first few weeks of training camp.

Given the NFL’s recent change allowing for teams to keep 90 players on the camp roster for the duration of the offseason, it’s still a long-shot to say that these are definitive indicators of who makes the final 53, let alone who plays on the first offensive and defensive series in week 1. However, there are some notable names on both sides of the ball who jump out from this preliminary listing released by the team.

There's really no intrigue at QB this year unless you really think Kevin Hogan is going to take newly-extended Colt McCoy's spot as backup QB. The Redskins aren't keeping 3 QBs this year.

Derrius Guice is waaaaaay down the depth chart but he is a Stone Cold Lock of the Week of the Century to be the Redskins feature back this year. He is a stud and this little motivational snub by an intern will only make him hungrier for the seasion to start.

A FB? Yes there's a FB listed on this unofficial first depth chart. Don't expect this on the final depth chart.

Josh Doctson, Paul Richardson, and Jamison Crowder are your top 3 WRs. Brian Quick, Maurice Harris, and Trey Quinn have been having great camps. Where does that leave Robert Davis and the handful of UDFAs who are fighting for a roster spot?


QB: Alex Smith, Colt McCoy, Kevin Hogan

RB: Rob Kelley, Chris Thompson/Kapri Bibbs, Samaje Perine/Byron Marshall, Derrius Guice/Martez Carter

FB: Elijah Wellman

WR: Josh Doctson, Brian Quick, Simmie Cobbs Jr.

WR: Jamison Crowder, Maurice Harris, Trey Quinn, Darvin Kidsy

WR: Paul Richardson Jr., Robert Davis, Cam Sims, Shay Fields

TE: Jordan Reed, Vernon Davis, Jeremy Sprinkle/Matt Flanagan, Manasseh Garner/Garrett Hudson

LT: Trent Williams, Geron Christian Sr., T.J. Clemmings

LG: Shawn Lauvao, Kyle Kalis, Isaiah Williams

C: Chase Roullier, Tony Bergstrom, Demetrius Rhaney, Casey Dunn

RG: Brandon Scherff, Tyler Catalina, Cameron Jefferson

RT: Morgan Moses, Ty Nsekhe, John Kling, Timon Parris

On the defensive front seven, Jonathan Allen, Daron Payne, and Matt Ioannidis are the 1st team. Rookie Tim Settle gets the nod over oft-injured Phil Taylor.

Mason Foster and Zach Brown are your starters at ILB. Zach Vigil gets the nod over camp favorite Josh Harvey-Clemons here.

Orlando Scandrick has a firm hold on his roster spot and has been used opposite Josh Norman, and in the slot throughout camp. Quinton Dunbar signed a new deal this year and will look to make up for the loss of Bashaud Breeland and Kendall Fuller as a top CB on the team.

Montae Nicholson and DJ Swearinger have their positions switched in this depth chart, but the depth is right.


DE: Jonathan Allen, Ziggy Hood, Ondre Pipkins

DE: Matt Ioannidis, Anthony Lanier, Tavaris Barnes

NT: DaRon Payne, Tim Settle, Phil Taylor Sr.

SLB: Preston Smith, Ryan Anderson, Pete Robertson, Vontae Diggs

MLB: Zach Brown, Zach Vigil, Josh Harvey-Clemons, Jerod Fernandez

MLB: Mason Foster, Martrell Spaight, Shaun Dion Hamilton

WLB: Ryan Kerrigan, Pernell McPhee, Dadi Nicolas

CB: Quinton Dunbar, Fabian Moreau, Danny Johnson, Ranthony Texada

CB: Josh Norman, Orlando Scandrick, Adonis Alexander, Greg Stroman

SS: Montae Nicholson, Deshazor Everett, Quin Blanding, Prince Charles Iworah

FS: D.J. Swearinger, Troy Apke, Kenny Ladler, Fish Smithson

Special Teams

P: Tress Way

K: Dustin Hopkins

H: Tress Way

LS: Nick Sundberg

KR: Greg Stroman, Maurice Harris

PR: Jamison Crowder, Trey Quinn