The Redskins have a long way to go to get competitive, and shave lost more than they gained in free agency. They will now turn to the 2020 NFL Draft
The Washington Redskins find themselves in one of the most versatile draft slots of any team in the 2020 NFL Draft with the second overall pick behind the Cincinnati Bengals. Normally, a team with this slot would be looking for the quarterback of their future, yet last year Washington grabbed former Ohio State gunslinger Dwayne Haskins in the first round.
This gives them the flexibility to start a bidding war with a quarterback needy team such as the Miami Dolphins or Los Angeles Chargers, trade back to either the fifth or sixth pick in the draft, and still land an elite prospect in the 2020 NFL Draft.
The ironic part: Washington is likely going to use their first round selection on another Ohio State Buckeye this year, but which one of the talented defensive duo remains the question. The need certainly favors the secondary, however best player available would favor the dynamic pass rusher off the edge.
There will be no trades in this mock draft either, so the Redskins will still be picking second overall here, and in all of their original slots. Here is a seven-round mock draft as Ron Rivera looks to get Washington moving back in the right direction.