Updated Washington Redskins Draft Board After the Scouting Combine

Brad Gagnon NFL National ColumnistFebruary 28, 2013

Feb 25, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Florida Gators defensive back  Matt Elam (12) in center listens for instructions for the drills with the other defensive backs during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
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It's not easy to draw up a suggested draft board for a team that isn't slated to make its first pick of the NFL draft until 12 other teams have picked once and 19 have picked twice. But let's take a stab at listing 10 prospects that suit the Washington Redskins and should be available midway through the second round. 

A lot will change between now and late April, but here's a breakdown of some of the guys the 'Skins will likely be keeping close eyes on over the next eight weeks. 

The key for the Redskins is to get better in coverage, which is why I'm giving precedence to cornerbacks and safeties who excel in that area. They need to get more talented in the secondary overall and they're probably in more desperate need of starting-caliber safeties than corners, but I really think the best approach will be to go with the best available defensive back for much of this draft. 

They can survive with Tyler Polumbus at right tackle, but could definitely use an upgrade there. Assuming London Fletcher returns and they can re-sign Lorenzo Alexander, that'll be the only non-secondary position of need.

However, there'll be plenty of offensive tackles on the free-agent market, so I think the 'Skins would be better off spending any leftover money they can raise on someone who can come in and compete with Polumbus and whoever else for that starting right tackle job.