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With the No. 2 overall pick, you expect an immediate impact player. With No. 51? Who knows what you'll get? That's kind of what makes the draft fun.
The Redskins' guiding philosophy during this salary cap crisis is clear little more than a month after free agency began. They believe continuity and familiarity can help offset whatever gains in talent the club could not achieve because it lacked necessary cap space.
The lessons here -- and this is where the other local team needs to pay attention -- are athletes don't make the call and you make the decision based on what you see, not on what you hear.
The Redskins will host a nationally televised preseason game against Pittsburgh on Aug. 19 even though quarterback Robert Griffin III is not expected to play until the regular season because of his recovery from knee surgery.
White, the 44th-overall draft pick in 2009, has been out of football since he suffered a severe concussion against on Jan. 3, 2010 while playing for Miami. The Redskins have given him an opportunity to restart his career after a hiatus to pursue professional baseball.
The Redskins and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Pat White are interested in agreeing to a contract, according to a CBS Sports report.
In D.C., we're beginning to assemble a collection of players across all the major pro sports who would be welcome to stay here as long as they desired. But how realistic is that? The message: don't get too attached.
Sure, Robert Griffin III wears Superman socks and stocks his locker with action figures from the Incredible Hulk to Captain America. But he's human, one whose right anterior cruciate ligament has been repaired twice since 2009.
Robert Griffin III played it pretty safe with his NCAA tournament bracket - and still has a shot with his projected winner Miami alive in the tournament.