Of Washington's 22 projected starters—via ESPN.com—only eight were acquired through the draft.
Considering that Robert Griffin III's team-friendly rookie contract is slated to expire in two seasons, this obsolete method of team building will soon be one the team can no longer afford. While the 'Skins have hit on their first-round picks—when they've had them—the past five seasons, the team's thin roster is a testament to the failures in the rounds thereafter.
With that said, let's take a look at Washington's' past five drafts and regrade them.
In evaluating each draft pick, a player's impact, in correlation with his draft position, will be used as grading criteria.
Additionally, in composing a grade for an entire draft class, the marks for the prospects taken in the first four rounds will hold more weight than the players selected in the latter rounds.