Xavier Su'a-Filo could act as a replacement for Chris Chester.
Walter at WalterFootball.com also sees Gruden going OL with his first pick, but moves to the interior to select UCLA's Xavier Su'a-Filo.
Will Montgomery's release saw Kory Lichtensteiger move to center, which leaves Chris Chester as the only starter at guard. Both Josh LeRibeus and Adam Gettis are on the roster, but LeRibeus hasn't shown commitment, and Gettis looks to be too small for the line that Gruden is building.
Drafting the 6'4", 307-pound Su'a-Filo would not only add some size and strength alongside Chester, he could even act as his replacement if either LeRibeus or Gettis impresses in camp.
The truth is that Chester didn't have a great season last year, and the interior was targeted all day by opposing coaches. Just look at Justin Tuck's four-sack game for proof there.
This could be a solid pick, but there's lingering fear that Su'a-Filo would struggle if required to be an immediate starter. He can sometimes look sluggish off the line and this leads him to over-reach with his blocks. Experienced linemen would target him and he could be exploited.
With players to learn behind in his rookie year, Su'a-Filo will likely develop quickly. Washington just doesn't have that luxury however.