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Daily Slop: Redskins have major need at WR, finding immediate impact in draft isn’t easy; Chris Simms thinks Colt McCoy can reach the playoffs as starter

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CTE made life miserable for family of former Hermitage, Redskins player | Sports |
Penny Hilton’s phone rang at 3 a.m. “You have to come get me right now,” her husband pleaded. “Somebody’s trying to slit my throat.”

If the Redskins want a top QB in the draft, they'll have to trade up, one expert says | NBC Sports Washington
The common consensus around the Redskins these days is that they can land a QB of the future at pick No. 15. But one NFL expert disagrees and believes they'll have to trade up instead.

Chris Simms explains why he has Drew Lock rated above everyone's top QB, Dwayne Haskins | NBC Sports Washington
Most NFL Draft analysts have Dwayne Haskins as their top-rated QB, and nearly all have him inside of the top-two. But Chris Simms doesn't see it that way.

Redskins can make playoffs with Colt McCoy as their starter, per Chris Simms | NBC Sports Washington
NBC Sports’ Chris Simms thinks that the Redskins can make the playoffs with Colt McCoy as the franchise quarterback, and explains how he's not THAT different from Alex Smith.

Redskins should watch these 5 players at the NFL Scouting Combine - The Washington Post
Washington needs a quarterback and help at several other positions.

Nick Foles is going to hit free agency, but don't count the Redskins among his future suitors | NBC Sports Washington
On Wednesday at the Combine, the Eagles made it clear: They're going to let Nick Foles walk in free agency. One place he won't be walking to? The Burgundy and Gold.

Five Interior Linemen To Watch For At The NFL Combine
The top safeties to watch out for at this year's NFL Combine include some guards and centers that the Redskins could look to draft.

Redskins have a major need at wide receiver, but finding immediate impact in draft isn't easy - Washington Times
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman gave some advice to his son J.D., a wide receiver at the University of Nebraska. Knowing what it takes for wide receivers to have success at the professional level, Spielman said he told him it's not just enough to be able to win matchups on physical talent alone.

Zach Brown, Stacy McGee could be among Redskins cap casualties - NFC East- ESPN
With free agency looming, Washington could create more cap space by releasing some veterans, but the moves would also create more pressing needs.

2019 NFL DRAFT PREDICTIONS - steveospeak

Futures: Kyler Murray | Football Outsiders
Football Outsiders is the internet home for Innovative Statistics and Intelligent Analysis of the NFL and college football. Our writers, led by Aaron Schatz, also provide content to and write the annual book Football Outsiders Almanac.

Evaluation Of The 2019 Compensatory Picks Projection | Over the Cap
Evaluation Of The 2019 Compensatory Picks Projection | Over the Cap

Matt Waldman’s RSP Film Room No.146: QB Brett Rypien (Boise State) – The Rookie Scouting Portfolio (RSP)

Matt Waldman’s RSP Film Room No.147: QB Tyree Jackson (Buffalo) – The Rookie Scouting Portfolio (RSP)

NFL's International Pathway offers a wild American dream to Christian Wade and others
As seasoned college football stars head for the Combine in Indianapolis, there is another route into the NFL for hopefuls from other sports like rugby -- but it is no less challenging.

NFL CBA quirks that could have a big effect on the 2020 offseason
The 2019 free-agency period is just beginning, but here's why NFL teams are already thinking about next year, and how they'll structure contracts.