GhostOfLamontHollinquest Posted March 2, 2006 Share Posted March 2, 2006 This thread is intended to show that when the Redskins do take a WR in the early round, they tend to make a suspect choice, considering who is left up on the board. It looks likely that we will take a WR first in this years draft, but is that a good idea considering recent history? A look at drafts when we have taken a WR in the higher rounds (1-3) and who we missed out on: 2003 Draft: :helmet:Taylor Jacobs (Selection #44) Anquan Boldin (54) Nate Burleson (71) Kevin Curtis (74) Brandon Lloyd (124) 2001 Draft: (this is unreal) :helmet:Rod Gardner (Selection #15) Santana Moss (16) Reggie Wayne (30) Chad Johnson (36) Chris Chambers (52) Steve Smith (74) 1995 Draft: :helmet:Michael Westbrook (Selection #4) Joey Galloway (8) Frank Sanders (47) 1992 Draft: :helmet:Desmond Howard (Selection #4) Carl Pickens (31) Jimmy Smith (36) Robert Brooks (62) WRs through draft since Snyder (all encompassing): Rod Gardner, Taylor Jacobs, Darnerian McCants, Etan Howell, Cliff Russell (Chris Cooley has been ten times better than any WR taken under Snyder and he was drafted as a FB!) Notable WRs through free agency/trade since Snyder: Santana Moss, Lavarnues Coles, Irving Fryar, David Patten, Jacquez Green, Kevin Lockett We haven't had what I would call a good WR corp since 1999 with Westbrook, Connell, Thrash and Fryar (Alexander at TE). I would love to have something like that this year. Perhaps Moss, Koren Robinson, Aromashadu and Patten (Cooley at TE?). Hopefully this was an interesting history lesson if nothing else. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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