OPEN THREAD: Could the Redskins really draft another QB?

OPEN THREAD: Could the Redskins really draft another QB?
February 25, 2014, 6:00 am
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Johnny Football, Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles; these guys won't end up in Redskins uniforms. Those quarterbacks are all expected to go at the very top of the 2014 NFL Draft, well before Washington makes its first pick. But later in the draft, might the Redskins be tempted to take another quarterback?

The question may seem silly since just two seasons ago the Redskins invested a king's ransom to trade up for Robert Griffin III, not to mention selecting Kirk Cousins a few rounds later. Further inspection shows that the Skins might actually be in a spot where another young signal caller makes sense.

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When healthy, RG3 can make elite plays and take the Redskins to the playoffs. He proved that in his brilliant rookie season. For Griffin, health is the issue, and with the way he takes punishing hits whether on designed runs or scrambling around with the ball, injury concerns will always come with Griffin. Cousins has shown himself to be a capable NFL passer. Perhaps, given the right circumstances, Cousins could excel; the potential is there. 

Though the Redskins officials have stated there are no intention to trade Cousins, if the right offer came, it would not be shocking to see him go. And where would that leave Washington? Rex Grossman is likely gone from the team; his affiliation in Washington was closely tied to the Shanahan regime.

What if a quarterback like Georgia's Aaron Murray or South Carolina's Connor Shaw was available late in the draft? Clemson's Tahj Boyd? Would it make sense for the Skins to add another QB to the roster? Let us know what you think in the comments.

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