Nov 28, 2014; Iowa City, IA, USA;Iowa Hawkeyes running back Jordan Canzeri (33) follows the blocking of teammate offensive lineman Brandon Scherff (68) against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Kinnick Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports
Redskins Draft Options at Offensive Line
The offensive line as a group is the weakest position on the Redskins roster by a good margin. McCloughan has not added any new players to the unit except for former Colt and Redskins practice squad member, Xavier Nixon.
RT and C upgrades are needed in order to give the Redskins offense a boost in the running game and protect their QB. They could also draft a G if they are not confident in Josh LeRibeus and Spencer Long.
There are many offensive lineman that may be the best player available around the 10th to 15th picks, however. Brandon Scherff, La’el Collins, Andrus Peat, Cameron Erving, Ereck Flowers and T.J. Cummings all could be taken in the latter half of the 1st round.
the Redskins may have to wait until their pick at #6 in the 2nd round to add more help to the offensive line
If the Redskins could work a trade with a team holding multiple picks in the 1st round such as the Browns or Saints, they could possibly fill 2 spots on the offensive line. Otherwise, the Redskins may have to wait until their pick at #6 in the 2nd round to add more help to the offensive line.
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