Tuesday, March 24, 2009

On The Clock: Washington Redskins

Record: 8-8, 4th In the NFC East
General Manager: Vinny Cerrato (Executive VP), Head Coach: Jim Zorn (2nd Year), Offensive Coordinator: Sherman Smith (2nd Year), Defensive Coordinator: Greg Blache (2nd Year/6th With the Redskins)

Offense Rankings: No. 19 Overall, No. 28 Scoring, No. 23 Passing, No. 8 Rushing
Defense Rankings: No. 4 Overall, No. 6 Scoring, No. 7 Passing, No. 8 Rushing

Last Five Years: 38-42; Last Playoff Appearance: 2007; Last Playoff Victory: 2005 (17-10 Over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

2008 Draft: (2-34) WR Devin Thomas, (2-48) TE Fred Davis, (2-51) Malcolm Kelly (3-96) OT Chad Rinehart, (4-124) CB Justin Tryon, (6-168) P Durant Brooks, (6-180) DB Kareem Moore, (6-186) QB Colt Brennan, (7-242) DE Rob Jackson, (7-249) S Chris Horton

Top Picks Last Five Years:
2008 – (2-34) WR Devin Thomas, Michigan St.
2007 – (1-6) S LaRon Landry, LSU
2006 – (2-35) LB Rocky McIntosh, Miami
2005 – (1-9) CB Carlos Rogers, Auburn & (1-25) QB Jason Campbell, Auburn
2004 – (1-5) S Sean Taylor, Miami

Booms: TE Chris Cooley (3rd Round 2004), CB Carlos Rogers (1st Round 2005), LB Roger (Rocky) McIntosh (2nd Round 2006), DB Reed Doughty (5th Round 2006), DT Kedric Golston (6th Round 2006), S LaRon Landry (1st Round 2007), LB H.B. Blades (5th Round 2007), S Chris Horton (7th Round 2008)

Busts: RB Manuel White (4th Round 2005), LB Robert McCune (5th Round 2005), NT Anthony Montgomery (5th Round 2006), LB Dallas Sartz (5th Round 2007)

RB Anthony Alridge (Waivers)
OG Derrick Dockery (Free Agent)
DT Albert Haynesworth (Free Agent)
P Dirk Johnson (Free Agent)
K Dave Rayner (Free Agent)
DE Renaldo Wynn (Free Agent)

RB Shaun Alexander (Released)
DE Demetric Evans (FA-San Francisco)
P Ryan Plackemeier (Released)
LB Matthew Sinclair (Released)
CB Shawn Springs (Released)
DE Jason Taylor (Released)
OLB Marcus Washington (Released)

OG Ethan Albright
LB Fred Fincher
CB DeAngelo Hall
K Shaun Suisham
DB Reed Doughty

2009 Picks:
Round 1, Selection 13
Round 3, Selection 16
Round 5, Selection 14
Round 6, Selection 13
Round 7, Selection 34 (Compensatory)

Team Needs – Players of Interest (Day One):
1. Defensive End:
Everette Brown, Florida St.; Robert Ayers, Tennessee; Michael Johnson, Georgia Tech; Aaron Maybin, PSU
2. Offensive Tackle: Andre Smith, Alabama; Michael Oher, Ole Miss
3. Outside Linebacker: Brian Cushing, USC; Clay Matthews Jr., USC
4. Quarterback: Mark Sanchez, USC; Josh Freeman, Kansas St.
5. Running Back: Knowshon Moreno, Georgia; Donald Brown, UConn; LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh; Chris Wells, Ohio St.
6. Kicker: None

Photo Credit: SEC Sports Media, OU Athletics Department