Breaking down a 7-round mock

Breaking down a 7-round mock
February 22, 2012, 2:02 am
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There are people who love the NFL Draft who have much time on their hands and then there are people that love the NFL Draft who have TOO much time on their hands.

The folks at fall into the latter category.

But to their credit, they have assembled a pick-by-pick mock of the NFLs annual selection meeting.

On to the Redskins selections with my thoughts:

Round 1, No. 5 overall: LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers.
RO says: Doesnt make sense just from a need standpoint. If there is a spot the Redskins have some depth, its the defensive line, especially with Jarvis Jenkins coming back. If they cant trade up to take RG3, Morris Claiborne is also gone and waiting on Ryan Tannehill is worth the risk, the Redskins will be open for business.

Round 2, No. 39 overall: Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
RO says: No way Tannehill is on the board at 39, much less 29 and maybe even 19. If he has a good throwing season this spring, hell climb up the board. If they Redskins dont take him at 6, they cant trade down too far if they want him, that is.

Round 3, No. 70 overall: Wisconsin receiver Nick Toon.
RO says: The Redskins need to add receivers in free agency or the draft who can create separation without the benefit of motion or a pick route at the snap. Toon is listed at 6-3 and has good pedigree his dad, Al, is a former Jets first round pick.

Round 4, No. 102 overall: San Diego State running back Ronnie Hillman.
RO says: Until the Redskins coaches have lost faith in Evan Royster and are willing to share that with people this early in the game, there are better directions to go at this point, like inside linebacker or safety. Hillman enters the draft after his redshirt sophomore year he had rushing years of 1,532 and 1,711 yards to go with 36 touchdowns.

Round 4, No. 109 overall: Levy Adcock, Oklahoma State offensive tackle.
RO says: Mels top-rated senior offensive tackle before the juniors declared and was listed in the Cowboys media guide at 6-foot-6 and 322 pounds. If the Redskins think he could develop into a right tackle after the left side protecting Brandon Weeden, it could be an option.

Round 5, No. 133 overall: Alabama cornerback DeQuan Menzie.
RO says: Played in an NFL-type program so he could make a quick transition and the Redskins secondary could still be in flux at this point. Listed at 5-11, he needs to run well at the Combine.

Round 7, No. 191 overall: Boston College defensive end Max Holloway.
RO says: No. Not a position of need and Holloway doesnt even have a draft-him grade by CBS Sports.