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Reviewing the draft: Washington Redskins

Reviewing the draft: Washington Redskins

With Joe Gibbs back as head coach the Redskins hope to begin the long road back to NFL credibility. Gibbs is one of the greatest coaches in league history but questions about his fit in the current NFL are legitimate. He was faced the difficult task of rebuilding a talent deprived roster with only four selections in last April's draft. With the fifth overall pick Washington had the opportunity to trade down for extra premium selections or take a legitimate game breaking prospect.

Sean Taylor can't arrive in Redskins camp soon enough.  Taylor is the best safety prospect to come out of college in years and was this seasons best defensive player.  With safety being ranked among Washington's primary needs this selection provided maximum value at a position of great need.  Taylor will be a starter from day one and could be a game impacting force from the early weeks... Recommended Stories

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