Home Sports Redskin Patient early and aggressive late, the Redskins filled two needs in the... SportsRedskin Patient early and aggressive late, the Redskins filled two needs in the first round with Haskins and Sweat April 26, 2019 10 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp ASHBURN, Va. — The Redskins entered Day 1 of the NFL draft with two pressing needs but just one pick. That didn’t stop them from addressing both. Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins fell to them at No. 15, allowing the team to snap up a charismatic quarterback, without giving up any additional draft equity. They were not done. When another highly-ranked prospect starting to slide, Bruce Allen and Co. sensed another opportunity and seized upon it, trading up to No. 26 to nab Mississippi State edge rusher Montez Sweat. In the span of 12 picks, the Redskins managed to make seismic moves on both sides of the ball. In fact, it’s hard to imagine first day of the draft unfolding any better for a team that absolutely had to have a good first day. “Yeah,” Coach Jay Gruden said, “it went really well.” Gruden said Washington entered the night hoping to pick Haskins, who played his high school… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – All aTwitter: 5 June 2020 Redskins' Chase Young among NFL players featured in video requesting league condemn racism [NBC Sports Washington] – NFL medical chief Andrew Sills is 'optimistic' about season going as scheduled [NBC Sports Washington] – How these 'unusual times' may affect newer Redskins players like Dwayne Haskins and Chase Young [NBC Sports Washington] – Cousin of Redskins cornerback Greg Stroman fatally shot in Richmond Cousin of Redskins cornerback Greg Stroman fatally shot in Richmond [Washington Post: D.C. Sports Bog] – Clinton Portis says attending a police brutality protest in Charlotte ‘helped my heart’ How these 'unusual times' may affect newer Redskins players like Dwayne Haskins and Chase Young [Washington Post] – Redskins coaches, including Ron Rivera, to return to team facility Friday [The Spun] – Former Redskins Star Has Message For QB Dwayne Haskins [NBC Sports Washington] – Report: NFL coaches allowed back in the office on Friday [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Khaleke Hudson could have a Matthew Slater-like impact on special teams LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.