While addressing the club's biggest area of concern in the second round rather than the first took some by surprise, new GM Scot McCloughan and head coach Jay Gruden could get the last laugh with talented edge rusher Preston Smith looking like an ideal complement at outside linebacker to Ryan Kerrigan.
Before the Redskins roll out their modern-day version of the hogs with first-rounder Brandon Scherff blocking for Robert Griffin III, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney offers a reset on Washington in the seventh of a 32-team series.
While Central Florida's Breshad Perriman captured the attention of the masses by running in the 4.2s during his Pro Day workout, scouts at Duke and Rice were rewarded with impressive performances from a couple of "other" middle round prospects hoping to crack the Top 100.
Scouts are wary of hailed improvements and once-in-a-lifetime performances at on-campus pro days, and you should be too. NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney breaks down how teams dissect pro day numbers.
Who are the five biggest risers of the 2015 NFL Combine? What about the five fallers? Five players that will have scouts going back to the tape? The five most intriguing prospects? Here are 25 takeaways.