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Daily Slop: Redskins push back against idea of trading up in draft; Washington faces tough opening stretch in 2019 schedule

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Meet The Redskins' Scouting Staff, Whose Year-Long Research Will Culminate With The NFL Draft
Director of College Scouting Kyle Smith, Assistant Director Tim Gribble, BLESTO Scout Harrison Ritcher and six regional scouts have been working around the clock to put the Redskins in optimal position entering this weekend's draft.

Redskins push back against idea of trading up in NFL draft - Washington Times
With the NFL draft set to begin Thursday, the Redskins have met with nine quarterback prospects this offseason -- trailing only the New York Giants, who have met with 11, according to Pro Football Focus.

Washington Redskins face tough opening stretch in 2019 schedule - NFC East- ESPN
For a team that has made the playoffs twice in the past seven seasons, Jay Gruden's squad has to face division foes in three of its first four weeks.

Prospect Profiles: Wide Receiver D.K. Metcalf Has Already Proven Doubters Wrong
Despite a neck injury that sidelined him for parts of last season, Metcalf remains one of the most intruiging wide receiver options in the draft, primarily for his athleticism.

Former Redskins First-Round Picks Recount Their Draft Night Experiences
Ahead of the NFL Draft later this week, Ryan Kerrigan, Brandon Scherff, Josh Doctson and Jonathan Allen provided insight about everything that surrounds attending the annual event.

The Browns called the Redskins 15 years ago hoping to trade up for Sean Taylor, but the Redskins said 'no' | NBC Sports Washington
15 years ago Wednesday, the Browns called the Redskins about a trade in the 2004 Draft so they could take Sean Taylor themselves. But the Redskins had no interest.

The Redskins seem highly unlikely to trade into the Top 5, unless crazy happens | NBC Sports Washington
Holding the 15th pick and with a litany of needs to improve their football team, the Redskins seem highly unlikely to trade up into the top five of the NFL Draft. There is one player that could change that though.

2019 NFL Draft Big Board: Quinnen Williams, defensive prospects dominate the final top 100 | NBC Sports Washington
The final look at the top 100 prospects starts with Alabama DT Quinnen Williams, ends with mid-major inside linebacker and is packed with hope in between.

Tracing the roots of Dwayne Haskins football journey
Ohio State's QB flew up draft boards after 14 starts, but his rise began as a youth with maturity beyond his years and a relentless work ethic.

Draft Stock Rising: ODU Edge Oshane Ximines | 106.7 The Fan
Old Dominion edge rusher Oshane Ximines is quickly on the rise on draft boards. Ximines speaks to 106.7 The Fan’s Craig Hoffman about his hopeful transition to the NFL ahead of the 2019 draft.

West Virginia's Yodny Cajuste will 'punch you in the mouth' at left tackle | NBC Sports Washington
Ahead of Thursday's 2019 NFL Draft, Charley Casserly dissects West Virginia offensive tackle Yodny Cajuste.

SackSEER 2019 | Football Outsiders
The top of the 2019 NFL draft is likely to be dominated by the edge rushers. As many as four edge rushers are projected to go in the top ten, and thus a team with a high pick and a need to upgrade their pass rush is likely to have plenty of highly touted options. But will this group live up to the hype?

Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons: NFL draft prospect
Without the high school incident, he could have pushed Alabama’s Quinnen Williams and Houston’s Ed Oliver for the top interior player drafted as one of the first players off the board.