NFL Draft 2011: Latest Washington Redskins Rumors, News and Speculation

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NFL Draft 2011: Latest Washington Redskins Rumors, News and Speculation
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Now we've got some juice.

Now we've really got something to watch here with the 'Skins. Will Dan Snyder really do this? Will he really pull off this move? Or should the Washington Redskins stay at No. 10?

With the NFL draft just a little over a week away, there are reports that Washington will move up and take Denver's No. 2 pick, with the idea of drafting Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert.

As much as I was stunned by the rumor of Philly trading up and sending Kevin Kolb to Buffalo for the Bills' No. 3 pick—and a shot at Patrick Peterson—this trumps that by a mile.

We'll get into that a little more today, but part of what makes this so compelling is the argument of taking a quarterback now or waiting for next year, when there will be even more elite quarterbacks to choose from, including Boise State's Kellen Moore, Matt Barkley of USC, Stanford's Andrew Luck and Oklahoma's Landry Jones.

Personally, I still like what one website predicted, with Washington selecting TCU quarterback Andy Dalton in the second round. Brilliant idea. Only problem is that Dalton's stock has continued to move up, and he may now be a late first-round pick.

Don't forget the Jake Locker angle either. Locker's been attached to Washington for a while now (and Seattle as well). I get the whole idea about Locker's mobility and how he's a fit for Mike Shanahan's offense.

Take him at 10 though? No way. Shanahan will get criticized a ton for that. That'll happen, though, if they trade up to No. 2 and mortgage away a ton.

That's the fun of the draft. Nothing like good debate and good rumors to discuss.

What makes Washington so interesting is the division it's in. See, Snyder may have to be bold and roll the dice because Philly's had a history of moving up, and you can't ever count out the possibility of Jerry Jones doing something with Dallas.

At the same time, Washington has tons of needs and has got to emerge with another wide receiver and a pass rusher.

So let's go at it. I'll post as many updates on the latest Redskins rumors, speculation and news that I can find. May throw on some videos as well. Certainly a few rants, too. Chime in with your opinions, and let's enjoy the buildup.

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