Redskins Coverage In Today’s FLS
Washington chose five players in the final four rounds of the NFL draft on Saturday, all of whom will be able to compete for playing time at positions of need.
BY ZAC BOYER
The Redskins wrapped up the draft on Saturday by selecting two safeties, two running backs and an outside linebacker.
Phillip Thomas, a lifelong Redskins fan, thrived when Fresno State went to a 3-4 defense last season.
Washington selected a pair of Florida State players – Chris Thompson and Brandon Jenkins – with their fifth-round picks.
Once regarded as one of the top safeties in the draft, Bacarri Rambo fell to the sixth round.
Jawan Jamison turned professional after his sophomore season to help out his family.
The Redskins found that the best available players were often those who could fill crucial positional needs.