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Old 05-02-2019, 07:16 PM   #121
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https://www.hogshaven.com/2019/5/2/1...so-midas-touch

great article. It does not justify the team's handling of McCloughan's departure by any means, but the results speak for themselves. We've done better acquiring talent without him.

This is a stretch.

Probably written by Bruce Allen.


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We aren't going to win many games with a roster full of backups.
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Old 05-02-2019, 10:21 PM   #122
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Loving the Martin pick, I think he will be the biggest rookie surprise.

https://247sports.com/nfl/washington...ins-131731197/
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Old 05-03-2019, 02:31 AM   #123
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Old 05-03-2019, 03:19 AM   #124
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Loving the Martin pick, I think he will be the biggest rookie surprise.

https://247sports.com/nfl/washington...ins-131731197/
What I loved in his highlights, on top of the strength, the pancakes blocks, and the sustained all day long blocks, is that I think he'll be able to learn blocking schemes really fast because on a lot of plays he was switching from one defender to another with incredible smoothness and vision.
He sure was passing stunts better than Lauvao.
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Old 05-03-2019, 05:26 AM   #125
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This is a stretch.

We aren't going to win many games with a roster full of backups.
Too simplistic a view, especially in light of injuries we suffered. Every year you expect to lose 5-10 starters to FA, so every team will look to replace them in at least 3 ways, not 1; promoting #2's, FA and draft. Maybe more FA/UDFA after the draft and maybe even preseason trades.

That means that if you just start out with your base 7 picks, you are unlikely to replace starters with all of your draft picks. Plenty of picks don't pan out and plenty take 2-3 years to establish themselves and become regular starters. If you get 2-3 starters in your class, and especially in Y1 then you're doing OK.

If I am right, every one of our 2017 & 18 picks are still with the team, which is something in itself, and as of right now, 6 from our last 4 drafts are down as starters (I know I include Doctson but its still a fact). If you figure in Haskins, Sweat and McLaurin will likely be starters this year or next, and if Quinn can get and hold the slot position, that's potentially 10 starters minimum from last 4 drafts.

We don't even know if we've found a diamond in the rough or two with our last draft, until we see what camp looks like. I wouldn't be surprised to see our last 5 picks getting significant playing time despite coming in rounds 5-7.

All in all, its too early to tell, but I think we've done pretty well from the last 4 drafts, and the last 3 particularly.
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Old 05-03-2019, 09:28 AM   #126
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Loving the Martin pick, I think he will be the biggest rookie surprise.

https://247sports.com/nfl/washington...ins-131731197/
Having Scherff in the building to mentor him is HUGE. If Martin can just play as well as an average NFL LG our line should be solid, barring any injuries.

I'm trying to keep my expectations tempered, but the Redskins might surprise some people this year.
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Old 05-03-2019, 09:48 AM   #127
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https://www.silverandblackpride.com/...-foster-moreau

One of the best blocking TE in the League last year and overall in the past 10 years, just got released. Go get him now Bruce and cut VD. NOW
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:18 AM   #128
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Having Scherff in the building to mentor him is HUGE. If Martin can just play as well as an average NFL LG our line should be solid, barring any injuries.

I'm trying to keep my expectations tempered, but the Redskins might surprise some people this year.
On paper the roster is stacked, letís see the production. On another subject, the Eagles signed Zack Brown to an already stacked roster
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:19 AM   #129
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Having Scherff in the building to mentor him is HUGE. If Martin can just play as well as an average NFL LG our line should be solid, barring any injuries.

I'm trying to keep my expectations tempered, but the Redskins might surprise some people this year.
Scherff is in the last year of his contract. We will see if they can resign him.
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:46 AM   #130
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Scherff is in the last year of his contract. We will see if they can resign him.
I don't see how Redskins will let him walk away
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Old 05-03-2019, 11:29 AM   #131
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I don't see how Redskins will let him walk away
It's not too late to extend him, is it?
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Old 05-03-2019, 11:42 AM   #132
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I don't see how Redskins will let him walk away
I don't either but you never know with this FO. I would love to see him get an extension in the next month or so and put this to bed before it becomes any sort of distraction.

He's proven his worth, lock him up.
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Old 05-03-2019, 12:33 PM   #133
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I don't see how Redskins will let him walk away
Are they going to pay him more than Trent? ($14 million) How much can they afford? They will still be paying Alex Smith in 2020. They will need CB#1 . . TE#1. . . FS#1. I assume Norman and Reed will be cut.
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Old 05-03-2019, 03:53 PM   #134
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https://www.profootballfocus.com/new...2019-nfl-draft

NFC EAST Ė WASHINGTON REDSKINS
To stand pat at 15 overall and still get their guy in Dwayne Haskins, Washington hit a home run in the first round. The Ohio State quarterback showed more than enough in his one year as a starter to be worthy of a top-10 pick and to not have to forfeit any draft capital to secure him was one of our favorite picks of the draft. From there, Montez Sweat has the talent to seamlessly replace Preston Smith on the right side of their defensive line while Terry McLaurin reunites with his QB to bring a deep threat they havenít had since Desean Jackson left. Iíd also be remiss if I didnít mention seventh-round cornerback Jimmy Moreland out of James Madison, who was our favorite slot cornerback in the draft.
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NFC EAST Ė WASHINGTON REDSKINS
To stand pat at 15 overall and still get their guy in Dwayne Haskins, Washington hit a home run in the first round. The Ohio State quarterback showed more than enough in his one year as a starter to be worthy of a top-10 pick and to not have to forfeit any draft capital to secure him was one of our favorite picks of the draft. From there, Montez Sweat has the talent to seamlessly replace Preston Smith on the right side of their defensive line while Terry McLaurin reunites with his QB to bring a deep threat they havenít had since Desean Jackson left. Iíd also be remiss if I didnít mention seventh-round cornerback Jimmy Moreland out of James Madison, who was our favorite slot cornerback in the draft.
We needed a slot corner bad, got gashed second half of last year. Moreau, stroman got handled there.
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