While teams can often look to their first-round picks to be immediate starters, the Washington Redskins won't be afforded this luxury.
Without a pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft, the Skins will have to rummage through the later rounds to find such players.
But courtesy of a solid haul in free agency, Washington isn't as desperate for rookie starters as its 3-13 record last season would indicate.
Although the Redskins could use an upgrade at right guard, right tackle, cornerback and safety, inside linebacker is the lone position that doesn't have a certifiable starter at the moment.
In a mediocre NFC East, a solid return from this year's draft class could make Washington the latest team to go from worst to first.
With that said, here are seven rookies that could open the season as starters for the Redskins.