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NFL Draft 2019: QB Will Grier and WR Parris Campbell visiting Redskins today

More offense at Redskins Park

Michigan v Ohio State Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images

Will Grier's visit with the Redskins had already been reported, we just didn't know when it would take place. That day is today, and the West Virginia Mountaineers QB is meeting with Washington again. Jay Gruden took a big interest in Grier, taking him out to dinner before his Pro Day.

The Redskins will also host Ohio State WR Parris Campbell today. Washington has shown a lot of interest in receivers this year. They have a big need going into this season and for the future.

Jamison Crowder signed with the Jets in free agency. Josh Doctson is entering the final year on his rookie deal. Last year's big FA signing Paul Richardson, was injured all season. Everyone else is unproven potential, and most of them were injured last season.

Parris Campbell is projected to go in the 2nd round this year. Campbell(6', 205 lbs) led the Buckeyes last year with 90 receptions for 1,063 yards (11.8 average) and 12 touchdowns in 14 starts. He also contributed in the run game and with returns. Draft profile:


Track speed to scare safeties and corners

Expected to crush combine in all testing

Extremely explosive but still fluid

Early cushions of respect offer easy catches underneath

Light feet dart around defenders looking to impede

Generates separation on all three levels

Lived on Jugs machine last summer and improved hands

Comfortable plucking throws in stride

Size to break initial tackle after catch

Quick gather and leap to rescue overthrows

High-end potential with ball in his hands

Acceleration to split tacklers with speed to defeat angles and house it

Can get after it as slot blocker

Capable kick returner with above-average cover talent on punts and kicks


Handcuffed to a more limited role in college

Jet sweep and catch-and-run specialist with much to learn still

Limited experience with the route tree and downfield looks

Appears to be step-counter on intermediate patterns

Flat, rounded routes lack quality fakes at the top

Doesn’t change route tempo very often

Tons of zone looks made life easy for him in space

Catch focus will need continued work