The Redskins’ selection of Brandon Scherff with the fifth pick of the draft had its supporters and detractors. Here are some of the pros and cons of that draft pick.
As Roger Goodell said the words - with the fourth pick the Oakland Raiders select Amari Cooper - the next pick was obvious. The Redskins would be able to get Leonard Williams at No.
Need to Know: The Redskins got their man in the first round in Brandon Scherff.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden indicated that the team’s decision to draft offensive lineman Brandon Scherff with the fifth pick in the draft last night was a fairly easy one.
When the Redskins were at their best in the 1980s and early 1990s, the team's identity came from its offensive line.