The wait has been painful for Washington Redskins fans, but it's almost over.
After months of exhaustive speculation, coupled with a two-week pushback, the first round of the NFL draft is just two days away. Twenty-four hours later—barring an unlikely trade—Redskins general manager Bruce Allen will begin to put the proverbial cherry on top of what has already been a wildly successful offseason.
Let's take a quick-hit look at the names that you should become familiar with before the Redskins make their first selection, No. 34 overall. Note that second-round prospects who cannot play defense and special teams or protect the quarterback need not apply.