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…





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