2010 NFL Draft Grades: Washington Redskins Analysis

April 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

First Round Pick: Trent Williams, OT
There has been a lot of talk this week from various analysts about how the Washington Redskins made a risky move by selecting Williams at number four overall. Why didn't they pick the consensus best tackle in the draft, Russell Okung?
One thing you can bank on: Mike Shanahan knows how to select offensive linemen. Trent Williams has a much higher upside than Okung; his potential is limitless. Okung may already be as good as he will ever be, but Williams will only get better as time passes.
Of all the offensive linemen in the draft, only Bruce Campbell had more athleticism than Williams. Williams is perfect for the zone blocking scheme of Shanahan, because he moves very quickly for such a large man. 
Second Round Pick: Donovan McNabb, QB
The Redskins traded this pick to the Eagles for McNabb, so he is essentially their second round pick. N...

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