Highlight videos of all 10 Redskins 2015 draft picks

The Washington Redskins experienced their first draft under new general manager Scot McCloughan and came away with 10 picks. It’s the fourth time of the 10 drafts McCloughan has been directly involved in with the San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and Redskins in which the team left with at least 10 picks.

Take a look at the newest members of the burgundy and gold at their finest collegiate levels.

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Redskins select Mississippi State defensive end Preston Smith with second-round pick

On day two of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins added to their defensive front seven by selecting Mississippi State defensive end Preston Smith in the second round at 38th overall.

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Brandon Scherff: What to expect

The Washington Redskins needed a change in attitude along the offensive line and they got that in the form of former Iowa Hawkeye road grader Brandon Scherff at fifth overall.

Scherff is the fifth offensive lineman selected in the first round in team history. Sixth if you count TCU’s I.B. Hale, a tackle drafted eighth overall in the 1939 NFL Draft.

The others tackles taken? Mark May (1981 – 20th overall), Andre Johnson (1996 – 30th overall), Chris Samuels (2000 – 3rd overall) and Trent Williams (2010 – 4th overall).

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New Era’s 2015 Redskins Draft Hat Revealed

By Jake Russell

Whoever is selected by the Washington Redskins with their first-round pick on Thursday, April 30 will be sporting a very unique lid.

Unlike the three options from 2014, there will be just one primary hat marketed as the draft day cap by New Era when the picks walk across the stage in Chicago.

The latest Redskins hat features a reflective logo on the front and the Washington, D.C. skyline under the bill. The Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and the Capitol building are the skyline’s primary features.

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Nationals grace cover of Sports Illustrated’s 2015 MLB preview issue

The Washington Nationals, pegged by many as 2015 World Series favorites and boasting what is considered to be the best pitching rotation in baseball, grace the cover of Sports Illustrated this week in anticipation of the upcoming MLB season.

Photo via @Nationals and @SINow.

Photo via @Nationals and @SINow.

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Report: Jarvis Jenkins agrees to deal with Bears

The Redskins continue to overhaul their defensive line. This time it comes in the form of a departure.

Former Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins has agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.

Photo by Brian Murphy.

Photo by Brian Murphy.

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