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Geo
04-26-2008, 08:30 AM
The 2008 Draft is finally here!

It's Draft weekend, and best of luck to the Washington Redskins in finding good players to help the team for the future.

Discuss the event here.

boisefan
04-26-2008, 10:00 AM
We can go for a DE, DB, or WR in the first, or trade up/down.

I have no idea who we take at number 21, I cant wait!

703SKINS202
04-26-2008, 10:37 AM
We can go for a DE, DB, or WR in the first, or trade up/down.

I have no idea who we take at number 21, I cant wait!

i agree, im very excited because i feel like for the first time in a while i have no clue what we will do and thats always fun. i think in the end they trade down and acquire maybe another 2nd or 3rd for this year or next. if they stay at 21, who knows what they will do im guessing merling or one of the elite tackles if they fall... cant wait!

Canadian_draft_fan
04-26-2008, 11:35 AM
We can go for a DE, DB, or WR in the first, or trade up/down.

I have no idea who we take at number 21, I cant wait!

I really have no idea. I'm in favour of trading down but failing that Merling @ #21 would be fine. I pray to God we don't go for Malcolm Kelly at all. Nelson in rd 2 would be fantastic.

boisefan
04-26-2008, 11:56 AM
I really have no idea. I'm in favour of trading down but failing that Merling @ #21 would be fine. I pray to God we don't go for Malcolm Kelly at all. Nelson in rd 2 would be fantastic.

I AGREE, NO KELLY!

Bad knees, slow as hell, BSU beat OU in the fiesta bowl (Kelly was hurt for that game)

All good reasons we should stay away from him, but sadly we do have interest in him...

703SKINS202
04-26-2008, 12:00 PM
I AGREE, NO KELLY!

Bad knees, slow as hell, BSU beat OU in the fiesta bowl (Kelly was hurt for that game)

All good reasons we should stay away from him, but sadly we do have interest in him...

what would really be awful is if we took him at 21, but i doubt that will happen... i have no problem takin him in the 2nd though i think he will fit nicely here

boisefan
04-26-2008, 12:13 PM
My eye is on Hardy for WR, not Kelly

703SKINS202
04-26-2008, 12:19 PM
id be happy with hardy sweed or kelly

SeanTaylorRIP
04-26-2008, 06:05 PM
Wow Devin Thomas, great pick. When he dropped to us at 21 I said take him, but to get him at 33 and pick up an extra 2nd is incredible. He is the best fit for us. Great after the catch but also has the size to jump and grab it. Has the explosiveness a Sweed lacks.

SeanTaylorRIP
04-26-2008, 06:18 PM
I know it might be overkill but yes we need O-line help, DE help, LB, CB, safety but one plus about having extra picks is the ability to draft on talent, and maybe with out 3rd 2nd rounder #51 we draft Limas Sweed there, and our passing game is set for a long time. Or maybe a James Hardy with our 3rd rounder awarded to us.

HChu
04-26-2008, 06:24 PM
I would've rather had Merling or Phillips with 34, but you can't really argue with the value we got and the great scheme fit that Devin Thomas is. Now with the last two second round picks I'd like to see us grab Calais Campbell and Tyrell Johnson.

HChu
04-26-2008, 06:31 PM
Well there goes Tyrell, now I want us to take Reggie Smith, Trevor Laws seems to be a person the 'Skins are targeting or even take maybe Dan Connor? Or like you said just take the best value.

HChu
04-26-2008, 06:49 PM
Fred Davis? Really?

Canadian_draft_fan
04-26-2008, 06:58 PM
Fred Davis? Really?

I don't get that pick at all.

Canadian_draft_fan
04-26-2008, 07:08 PM
Now Malcolm Kelly - Vinny is an idiot. No DL or Oline. What the hell is going on.

703SKINS202
04-26-2008, 07:08 PM
omg my jaw dropped at fred davis like wtf? but it kinda makes sense but then kelly???????????? THIS IS CRAZY!!!!!! dont know what to think

boisefan
04-26-2008, 07:12 PM
Fred Davis, Kelly?

Man, I was hoping for Campbell at 51 instead of Kelly but Arizona got him.
Thats what we get for taking Davis at 48, nobody would have taken him at 51, and we coulda got DE help...

I do LOVE the Thomas pick though

skinzzfan25
04-26-2008, 07:21 PM
I guess that showed what Zorn thinks of Moss and Randle El.

The Davis pick would have been alright, if Groves/Calais/Connor/Zuttah wouldn't have been on the board.

The trade was great, but we completely blew it.

703SKINS202
04-26-2008, 07:21 PM
who knows what is going on, dont know what this means for randle el and moss. anyone know theyre contract situations, i know randle el is here for a while but what about moss? seems like zorn had a lot to do with the selections to get his offense going..... any chance we trade one of our wrs?

skinzzfan25
04-26-2008, 07:30 PM
I wouldn't mind dishing out Moss.

Canadian_draft_fan
04-26-2008, 07:56 PM
I wouldn't mind dishing out Moss.

I wouldn't be surprised if they trade Moss now, but for what?

SeanTaylorRIP
04-26-2008, 08:33 PM
No way we trade Moss, he still will be our leading reciever and is still so explosive, if you trade him you get nothing. I hate the Fred Davis pick if we walked away with Devin, Calais, and even Malcolm I would be really happy. We better not see another WR drafted, lol. That makes Moss, Randle El, Kelly, Thomas, Thrash, and Jerome Mathis. I wouldn't mind letting go of Randle El. Average reciever and terrible punt returner.

asmitty45
04-26-2008, 09:49 PM
You guys got a great one in Devin Thomas.

Being a Michigan State student I had the pleasure of watching him dominate week in and week out against some very good competition.

He should be great for you guys alongside Malcolm Kelly for the next decade.

skinzzfan25
04-26-2008, 10:04 PM
No way we trade Moss, he still will be our leading reciever and is still so explosive, if you trade him you get nothing. I hate the Fred Davis pick if we walked away with Devin, Calais, and even Malcolm I would be really happy. We better not see another WR drafted, lol. That makes Moss, Randle El, Kelly, Thomas, Thrash, and Jerome Mathis. I wouldn't mind letting go of Randle El. Average reciever and terrible punt returner.

We can't get rid of ARE, the cap hit would probably kill us.

Moss is too inconsistent for me, even when he is playing he has been easily been shut down. Plus it seems like he hasn't connected with Campbell. All of my Moss memories came from Brunell. He's going to be out of here by next year, especially if Thomas or Kelly starts doing well.

I kind of like/understand the Davis pick. It gives Zorn an opportunity to run a 2TE set. That way he can stack the TEs and create mismatches across the board.

703SKINS202
04-26-2008, 10:35 PM
be positive in our draft, day 2 is what will make or break it but it looks like we got great talent for cheap on day one

D-Unit
04-27-2008, 04:46 AM
Started off pretty sweet for you guys... Then what happened? All receivers? They're not THAT important to win and you guys are already full at the position. Weird. I thought you should've at least addressed DE with one of your first 3 picks.

I wonder if Snyder started thinking, hey let's hog up the receivers to screw everyone else up... not realizing he was screwing himself up.

boisefan
04-27-2008, 09:08 AM
Mix was our only tall WR until now, I like Thomas, I might like Kelly (I don't right now, but he might win me over if his knees aren't blown out).
Davis... WISH WE GOT CAMPBELL INSTEAD.

Come on day 2, no more people trying to catch the ball please...

DiG
04-27-2008, 10:17 AM
you guys have to realize that on the roster after moss and randel el we only had james thrash who is on the edge of retirement and anthony mix who was an undrafted free agent by the giants and cut. mix is a good special teams player and thats the extent of it. in a west coast offense you have to have more quality depth at wr than that. we got great value on both of those guys and even though we have needs as well at other positions weve got 6 day 2 picks still and some quality guys still on the board at lb, oline, and dline. not as much talent left at cb but there are a couple guys still.

i actually like the fred davis pick a lot. i had him as my #1 te. cooley loves to move around on the field. he likes to line up in the slot as well as in the backfield. davis is a good run blocker and a great receiver as well. he offers the skins a lot of versatility to run some two te sets and either pound the ball running or pull out some great play actions. thats something that todd yoder just doesnt give as the backup. yoder has had 35 catches in 9 years in the nfl.

DiG
04-27-2008, 10:43 AM
liking the chad rhinehart pick! i had him as my second most underrated guard prospect behind zuttah. the thing that i know the redskins love about rhinehart is his versatility. theyve said all offseason that they would like to find a young offensive lineman that can swing and provide depth at both guard and tackle and among that available olineman rhinehart probably had the most versatility in that aspect. schuening may have been a better pure guard and anthony collins and carl knicks may have been better pure tackles but none of them really have that versatility that rhinehart does.

boisefan
04-27-2008, 11:35 AM
What the HELL happened at 103 overall? both channels had TEN picking?
WTF

HChu
04-27-2008, 11:53 AM
What the HELL happened at 103 overall? both channels had TEN picking?
WTF

We traded down to get a 5th.

DiG
04-27-2008, 01:22 PM
feelin good about the justin tryon pick. didnt know much about the guy till we picked him and i like what i see. he is a little undersized at 59 but hes quite strong and physical nonetheless. put up 21 reps on the bench and said to be a good form tackler. kid transferred into arizona state his junior year and immediately started 26 straight games over his two years there as the #1 cb. was an all american in juco before transferring. his senior year he only allowed the opposition to complete just 31.13 percent of the passes thrown into his direction. he tore up the shrine game too.

pretty good speed with a 4.42 and a nice vertical for a shorter guy at 33 inches. from what ive seen his quickness and desire give him the ability to make up in recovery for taking a lot of risks.

703SKINS202
04-27-2008, 02:07 PM
feelin good about the justin tryon pick. didnt know much about the guy till we picked him and i like what i see. he is a little undersized at 59 but hes quite strong and physical nonetheless. put up 21 reps on the bench and said to be a good form tackler. kid transferred into arizona state his junior year and immediately started 26 straight games over his two years there as the #1 cb. was an all american in juco before transferring. his senior year he only allowed the opposition to complete just 31.13 percent of the passes thrown into his direction. he tore up the shrine game too.

pretty good speed with a 4.42 and a nice vertical for a shorter guy at 33 inches. from what ive seen his quickness and desire give him the ability to make up in recovery for taking a lot of risks.

yea i have really like what i have seen on him... will add some nice depth and will be a perfect nickel in our scheme a couple years from now... very tough and loves tto make plays so that will help his size and people on es say hes more towards 5 10"... seems to be cocky just like smoot so i think he will fit nicely into that locker room the only thing is he is also a cowboys fan! o well him and kelly can learn to be skins together thats good

DiG
04-27-2008, 02:19 PM
i am happy with the durant brooks pick. frost is so terribly inconsistent and unreliable. over the past 3 years frost in the nfl has averaged just under 41 yards per kick. brooks averages 45.3 and has much better consistency and brooks accuracy and placement is money. kid had a long of 77 this year!!

DiG
04-27-2008, 02:50 PM
decent pick with kareem moore. la confora mentioned earlier this week that moore was a guy the skins were bringing in and were interested in drafting in the late rounds. hes a pure SS and ive seen him compared to Ryan Clark who is a guy most skins fans were upset to lose in FA two years back. hes a little short and doesnt have good timed speed but everything ive seen says hes got great awareness, good instincts, and great in the box. considering we arent going to resign peirson this gives good depth and a guy that can compete with reed at SS.

DiG
04-27-2008, 02:57 PM
welcome to washington mr. brennan. told ya d unit.

SeanTaylorRIP
04-27-2008, 03:17 PM
Why are we passing on Erin Henderson damnit!!!

boisefan
04-27-2008, 03:19 PM
Where is our DE?
Brennan will be good to watch, as a Boise State fan, I have watched many.. almost all.. of his games.

DiG
04-27-2008, 03:38 PM
Where is our DE?
Brennan will be good to watch, as a Boise State fan, I have watched many.. almost all.. of his games.

i am actually ok with not drafting a de. i think the need has been blown out of proportion big time. i think phillip daniels has at least one more decent year in him. hes not going to scare the quarterback but he is solid in run support. the guy people forget is chris wilson as a pass rusher. at the end of the year when he was given a chance he really performed. not just with 4 sacks but with a lot of pressure an hurries as well. wilson though isnt going to help in run support at all. hes a pass rush guy only but demetric evans is a decent backup in that regard. i wouldnt mind another guy to groom to take over as our true starter at RDE for daniels after this year but ill admit i wasnt really in love with any of the prospects. thats really what it came down to i feel. we are really strong on the rest of the line with griffin, montgomery, and andre carter and then gholston as backup at dt. we finished 8th overall in defense this year in the nfl and 4th against the run. with mcintosh and rogers back we should be ok.

SeanTaylorRIP
04-27-2008, 03:47 PM
That and beyond the 3rd round there was really no DE I could see making much of an impact for us. I wanted Kendall Langford but he was taken early.

boisefan
04-27-2008, 04:03 PM
True, Wilson did shine late, and the DE's flew off the boards early in this draft.

DiG
04-27-2008, 05:49 PM
got another ss prospect and a pass rusher in the 7th. seem like decent prospects for that late.

SeanTaylorRIP
04-27-2008, 06:17 PM
Redskins Draft Grade

2(34) Devin Thomas- (A) Yes there were other players at other positions we could have had but to get the top rated WR who we would hope to drop to us at 21 and then get him at 34 is incredible. I am so excited. He is big and fast, perfect fit, should step in and be our #2 WR right away.

2(48) Fred Davis- (B) Not a big fan of the pick when it was made, and still would have taken Calais but it makes sense. We need multiple TE threats in our offensive system and behind Cooley there is no one. Davis is first round talent and arguably the most complete TE in the draft. But again I would have preferred to take Calais at 48 and Davis at 51, that would be a super draft.

2(51) Malcolm Kelly- (C) Kind of overkill on the receivers but you can't argue getting the #1 rated WR by some. Will provide us with that true big redzone target we have lacked for so long. There are injury risks with him though. Should be our 4th option at WR, although you have to question taking so many wideouts early in the draft, but I know the Skins were really high on him, I personally prefer Limas Sweed over him.

3(96) Chad Rhinehart (C+) Decent value for him, but probably too raw to even back up his first year. Good to see O-line help though.

4(125) Justin Tyron (D) Wanted to see CB here but there were better corners on the board. He was more of a 6th-7th round prospect in my eyes.

6(168) Durant Brooks (B) Good pick. Frost is so inconsistent and I have seen Brooks boom punts in the ACC and he could be a real weapon for us.

6(180) Kareem Moore (B) Like the pick, should be a solid contributer at least on special teams.

6(186) Colt Brennan (D+) I'm not going to pretend that I like him and I don't ever think he will stay on an NFL roster, but interesting to see if we can some how develop him into a decent career backup. Was hoping for Josh Johnson, damn Jon Gruden.

7(242) Rob Jackson (C+) Finally a Dline pick, compares somewhat to Chris Wilson.

7(249) Chris Horton (C) I liked what I saw from him in a couple games, has a shot to make the roster or practice squad.

All in all it was a solid draft, excited to see so many picks, but I really think we could have had a spectacular draft had we made some different picks here in there. Hopefully we can pick up Erin Henderson, don't know the deal with him. Also give a practice squad look to a Adarius Bowman or Ernie Wheelwright.

DiG
04-27-2008, 07:39 PM
i dont agree at all. i think we did a lot better than you graded. ill grade mine soon.

D-Unit
04-28-2008, 08:55 PM
Redskins Draft Grade

2(34) Devin Thomas- (A) Made me sick when this pick was made. I wanted Mike Jenkins at 22 and Thomas at 28. Bah!

2(48) Fred Davis- (C-) A bigger mistake than you probably realize. Yeah, you needed depth, but with a 2nd rounder who doesn't provide any more versatility at the position than what you already have? With the WC offense Zorn brings, you probably should've gone with a more traditional TE, like a John Carlson or Martellus Bennett... or better yet, a Kellen Davis, Martin Rucker, Jermichael Finley much later in the draft instead of adding another H-Back type.

2(51) Malcolm Kelly- (C) At this point overkill is a good word. It's like you guys forgot that you already had highly invested receivers on your team. But to each their own. You ready to take on the cap hit of releasing Moss and Randle El? Or are you seriously gonna pay to keep them all?

3(96) Chad Rhinehart (B-) Plays like a hog lineman. Like the fit, not a huge fan of the value.

4(125) Justin Tyron (D) Not sure what the team saw in him to feel like grabbing him here. I feel it was a reach.

6(168) Durant Brooks (B+) Good time to take him. I think he still would've been there at 186, but I do think he's a keeper.

6(180) Kareem Moore (B) Can't complain about it here, but he's nothing to write home about.

6(186) Colt Brennan (A-) At this point of the draft, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Don't get caught up in the hate because you may have a personal agenda against him. Give yourself a chance to see how he adjusts to the NFL. If he can't adjust, there really is no harm in cutting him later. I think you'll be fans sooner rather than later.

7(242) Rob Jackson (C) I don't know who he is. So I guess he's an average 7th round pick.

7(249) Chris Horton (C) Horton hears a who?

703SKINS202
04-29-2008, 05:52 AM
Redskins Draft Grade

2(34) Devin Thomas- (A) Made me sick when this pick was made. I wanted Mike Jenkins at 22 and Thomas at 28. Bah!

2(48) Fred Davis- (C-) A bigger mistake than you probably realize. Yeah, you needed depth, but with a 2nd rounder who doesn't provide any more versatility at the position than what you already have? With the WC offense Zorn brings, you probably should've gone with a more traditional TE, like a John Carlson or Martellus Bennett... or better yet, a Kellen Davis, Martin Rucker, Jermichael Finley much later in the draft instead of adding another H-Back type.

2(51) Malcolm Kelly- (C) At this point overkill is a good word. It's like you guys forgot that you already had highly invested receivers on your team. But to each their own. You ready to take on the cap hit of releasing Moss and Randle El? Or are you seriously gonna pay to keep them all?

3(96) Chad Rhinehart (B-) Plays like a hog lineman. Like the fit, not a huge fan of the value.

4(125) Justin Tyron (D) Not sure what the team saw in him to feel like grabbing him here. I feel it was a reach.

6(168) Durant Brooks (B+) Good time to take him. I think he still would've been there at 186, but I do think he's a keeper.

6(180) Kareem Moore (B) Can't complain about it here, but he's nothing to write home about.

6(186) Colt Brennan (A-) At this point of the draft, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Don't get caught up in the hate because you may have a personal agenda against him. Give yourself a chance to see how he adjusts to the NFL. If he can't adjust, there really is no harm in cutting him later. I think you'll be fans sooner rather than later.

7(242) Rob Jackson (C) I don't know who he is. So I guess he's an average 7th round pick.

7(249) Chris Horton (C) Horton hears a who?

I respect the opinion but Malcolm Kelly had a first round grade and you don't realize how thin our WR corps is. We got both these guys in the second round and the front office graded them as 1st round talent so they feel like they got a steal in paying 2 big guys non first round money. There is no reason we cut Moss or Randle El its not like we are too tied up into them in salary. These guys may not start or see the field as much as we would like immediately but Moss was constantly hurt last year and Randle El was dinged up a lot as well. After that its James Thrash and.... not much. Pretty much just developmental guys so I think it was a smart move.

D-Unit
04-29-2008, 04:07 PM
I respect the opinion but Malcolm Kelly had a first round grade and you don't realize how thin our WR corps is. We got both these guys in the second round and the front office graded them as 1st round talent so they feel like they got a steal in paying 2 big guys non first round money. There is no reason we cut Moss or Randle El its not like we are too tied up into them in salary. These guys may not start or see the field as much as we would like immediately but Moss was constantly hurt last year and Randle El was dinged up a lot as well. After that its James Thrash and.... not much. Pretty much just developmental guys so I think it was a smart move.
I think Malcolm Kelly had a first round grade until he ran his 40. If Washington gave him a first round grade, then they were probably the only ones since nobody else took him in round 1. You are probably right. Moss and Randle El probably won't get cut, but I think you've invested a lot into the receiving corps (WRs & TEs). More than you probably need or could afford to.

Damn you guys for getting Devin Thomas and Colt Brennan though.

703SKINS202
04-29-2008, 09:44 PM
I think Malcolm Kelly had a first round grade until he ran his 40. If Washington gave him a first round grade, then they were probably the only ones since nobody else took him in round 1. You are probably right. Moss and Randle El probably won't get cut, but I think you've invested a lot into the receiving corps (WRs & TEs). More than you probably need or could afford to.

Damn you guys for getting Devin Thomas and Colt Brennan though.

You may be right but only time will tell. Kelly and Thomas will have low paying rookie contracts and by the time one of them breaks out and deserves a renewal or upgrade Moss or Randle El might be off the team. If all of them pan out though down the road you could be right cause it would be hard to pay top money to two te's and two or potentially three wr's if they develop into good or even great players.

devinhester=R.O.Y 2006
04-30-2008, 11:09 AM
What is the overall view of Colt Brennan from Redskins fans?

703SKINS202
04-30-2008, 12:37 PM
What is the overall view of Colt Brennan from Redskins fans?

I don't know about the people on this board but at extremeskins there is mixed feelings. Some people love the value and potential under Zorn and some think the pick was a waste. Personally, I don't mind the pick but I'm not crazy about it.

SeanTaylorRIP
04-30-2008, 03:51 PM
I would never call the pick a waste because that late it's worth the risk on a guy with his production. I am notoriously a Brennan "hater" as you'd say but I don't deny the tools he possesses. I think this actually is one of the systems in the NFL in which he actually could find his own, but still no matter what system you are in you will still need to make those outside the hash throws and he doesn't have the arm strength to do so. And he is still small in stature. Damn Jon Gruden and his love fest with QB's for taking the perfect QB project for our system Josh Johnson.

skinzzfan25
04-30-2008, 03:56 PM
If Zorn likes the pick, I like it too.

He's one of the better, if not best, QB developer in the league and Brennan already has most of the important intangibles.

DiG
05-01-2008, 10:17 AM
dig hearts the brennan pick.

D-Unit
05-02-2008, 07:03 PM
I would never call the pick a waste because that late it's worth the risk on a guy with his production. I am notoriously a Brennan "hater" as you'd say but I don't deny the tools he possesses. I think this actually is one of the systems in the NFL in which he actually could find his own, but still no matter what system you are in you will still need to make those outside the hash throws and he doesn't have the arm strength to do so. And he is still small in stature. Damn Jon Gruden and his love fest with QB's for taking the perfect QB project for our system Josh Johnson.
I'm just going to assume you've never seen Hawaii's offense in action, cause that's just completely false.

Last I checked 6'3 218 was not small for a QB.

D-Unit
05-02-2008, 07:06 PM
If Zorn likes the pick, I like it too.

He's one of the better, if not best, QB developer in the league and Brennan already has most of the important intangibles.
I love the fact that this was Zorn's pick. He and Brennan are in similar situations where they are underdog picks... Zorn for his new job in Washington and Brennan as a late rounder. They are 2 peas in a pod. I know for a fact that Brennan is hungry for this and I know Zorn will do his best job to cultivate that desire. I like how things have worked out for Brennan.

Colt Brennan will be a fan favorite by the time preseason is over.

Canadian_draft_fan
05-02-2008, 07:46 PM
Redskins 2008 Draft Assessment & Alternate Picks
I'll give my assessment of the Redskins 2008 picks and who I would have chosen instead. Generally I gave the Redskins a C+ because I felt they didn't do enough to address the O and D lines. The Skins philosophy is clearly BPA which clashes with my needs based approach. Apparently Casserly, on NFLN, claims most teams use a BPA approach and drafts fail if teams deviate from that to reach for a need pick.


This is, of course, a preliminary assessment. Let's see how things pan out in 3 years.



R2#34 Devin Thomas WR Michigan State
Love the pick and tremendous value in the 2nd round.


R2#48 Fred Davis TE USC
This is going to be controversial but I consider this a luxury pick. Davis is probably the best TE in the draft but since we have Cooley this is overkill. I feel there are other WCO type TE's that can be drafted to fit Zorn's system later in the draft.
Alternate pick: Jason Jones DE Eastern Michigan
Similar measurables to Merling but he comes from a small school so he is more of a project. Played DT his senior season so he has some flexibility (drafted by the Titans @ #54)


R2#51 Malcolm Kelly WR Oklahoma
A big talented WR with questionable attitude and knees. I have warmed up a little more to the pick because it's clear Zorn needs this type of WR for his offence. I'm 50/50 whether to stay with this pick or not.
Alternate pick: Earl Bennett WR Vanderbilt
A shorter version of Kelly (drafted by Chicago @ #70)


R3#96
Chad Reinhart OT/OG Nothern Iowa
One of the draft's real sleeper picks fills a need. I like this pick.


R4#124 Justin Tryon CB ASU
Depth at CB was a need and he fits our system so I'm fine with this pick.


R6#168 Durant Brooks P GTech
At first I was Po'ed at this pick but I quickly remembered Frost's inconsistency. Brooks was the highest rated punter in the draft so I'm fine with this pick too.


R6#180 Kareem Moore S Nicholls State
Since the Skins have only 3 safeties on the roster this was a need pick. Short but seems like a good in the box safety. However Josh Barrett was there and it seems odd they passed him over for Moore
Alternate Pick: Josh Barrett S ASU


R6#186 Colt Brennan QB Hawaii
I'm not a fan of QBs in gimmicky offenses and weak conferences. Honestly if the Skins wanted a developmental QB take Paul Smith in the 7th. His performance in the Bowl Game against Georgia convinced me he has no place in the NFL.
Alternate pick: Tom Santi TE Virgina
Picked by the Colts later in the 6th, he has similar size to Davis and would be a decent enough target to team with Cooley in the WCO.


R7#242 Rob Jackson DE Kansas State
Well at least it was a Dlineman. If the Skins drafted Jones as I suggested earlier this pick is unnecessary.
Alternate pick: Erin Henderson OLB Maryland
I do not understand why he wasn't drafted in at least the mid rounds. The Skins need depth at OLB because, like CB, incumbents are questionable due to injury.


R7#249 Chris Horton S UCLA
Another safety? I realize depth is a little thin there but you can get S in UDFA's too.
Alternate pick: Paul Smith QB Tulsa
I realize the need for a developmental QB. Paul Smith put up similar #'s to Brennan in a 2nd rate conference too, so I don't see the big difference between the two.


I welcome any comments and any assessments or alternate picks of your own.

D-Unit
05-02-2008, 08:42 PM
R6#186 Colt Brennan QB Hawaii
I'm not a fan of QBs in gimmicky offenses and weak conferences. Honestly if the Skins wanted a developmental QB take Paul Smith in the 7th. His performance in the Bowl Game against Georgia convinced me he has no place in the NFL.
Alternate pick: Tom Santi TE Virgina
Picked by the Colts later in the 6th, he has similar size to Davis and would be a decent enough target to team with Cooley in the WCO.

Do you think Colt would've had a better performance than he did if he was the one dressed in a Georgia uniform facing Hawaii?

Canadian_draft_fan
05-03-2008, 09:54 AM
Do you think Colt would've had a better performance than he did if he was the one dressed in a Georgia uniform facing Hawaii?

D-unit, I know you are a CB fan and you make a valid point in your post. My main problem with that pick is that the Skins could have addressed other needs with that pick and gotten Smith or possibly Brennan in the 7th. I realize we are talking about late round picks here so their roster impact will be minor.

You support CB and say the Skins got a good pick. I hope you are right.