2015 NFL Draft: Redskins Big Board – Vol. 6

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Jan 2, 2015; Tempe, AZ, USA; Washington Huskies defensive lineman Danny Shelton (55) against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the 2015 Cactus Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium. Oklahoma State defeated Washington 30-22. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

6.  Randy Gregory, OLB/DE – Nebraska: (6-6, 235) Projected Round – Top 5.  Likelihood on the Board when Redskins Pick – Good.  Randy Gregory weighed in at 235 at the NFL Combine and that might hurt his stock slightly.  But he’s still one of the top pass rushers in the NFL draft.  His skills at outside linebacker would help the Redskins defense tremendously.  Gregory could slide to the Redskins, but it depends on if the teams at the top of the draft take a quarterback or not.    LW #5

5.  Danny Shelton, DT – Washington:  (6-2, 339) Projected Round – Top 10.  Likelihood on the Board when Redskins Pick – Good.  The Redskins have signed a true nose tackle to anchor their 3-4 defense in Terrance Knighton, so the need to add Shelton has decreased.  However, Danny Shelton could step right in and form quite a rotation with Knighton for the Redskins at nose tackle.  Knighton was only signed to a 1-year deal, so Shelton could be groomed to take over in 2016.  LW # 2

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