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Redskins have five of nine draft picks signed

Washington Redskins' Griffin III stretches during a rookie minicamp in Ashburn Reuters

The Washington Redskins are moving quickly to get their draft picks signed and now have most of them under contract.

Today the Redskins signed Tom Compton, a sixth-round offensive tackle from South Dakota, and Alfred Morris, a sixth-round running back from Florida Atlantic. Washington had already signed seventh-round draft picks Richard Crawford and Jordan Bernstine and fifth-round pick Adam Gettis.

Four of the Redskins’ nine draft picks remain unsigned: First-round pick Robert Griffin III, second-round pick Josh LeRibeus and fourth-round picks Kirk Cousins and Keenan Robinson.

The Redskins also announced today that they have waived undrafted free agents Vaughn Meatoga and Kelvin Bolden and signed undrafted free agents Samuel Kirkland, Nick Martinez, Beau Reliford, Brian Hernandez and Delvin Johnson.

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12 Responses to “Redskins have five of nine draft picks signed”
  1. jbcommonsense says: May 6, 2012 2:28 PM

    Go ‘ Skins! Bring ‘em on board! HTTR!

  2. geemoney713 says: May 6, 2012 2:37 PM

    Redskins didn’t have a 2nd round pick. Leribeus was a 3rd round pick.

  3. The Overtime Sports Talk Show says: May 6, 2012 2:48 PM

    Seems like they had a good rookie camp.. Things are coming together nicely. HTTR!

  4. mikebe1 says: May 6, 2012 3:19 PM

    Amazing take 15 mil from them and they still don’t miss a beat. Give my team their numbers guy and keep our talent evaluators.

  5. fink says: May 6, 2012 4:05 PM

    Okay, it’s a really ridiculously small thing to get your draft picks signed quickly. But they say that the attitude and culture of a football team radiate from the front office downward.

    So even though this is such a little thing, I do like both the sense of commitment and urgency to get things done and get everything in place. It’s a good sign.

  6. peytonsneck18 says: May 6, 2012 6:46 PM

    Never seen fans happy to sign some scrubs

  7. skinsfansince71 says: May 6, 2012 7:06 PM

    Wow peytonsneck you are a little slow on your rude comments today.Even with the missing 18 million the Redskins can get their players signed.HTTR

  8. stunzeed5 says: May 6, 2012 7:23 PM

    Even the young players are seeing the “change” and want to be a part of it. Good job boys!

    Hail

  9. soundslikehail says: May 6, 2012 7:38 PM

    peytonsneck was our second round pick. chadgoy was our 3rd.

  10. blackqbwhiterb says: May 6, 2012 7:41 PM

    In almost every area this team is getting younger and better. As the other NFC east teams age they’ll be hitting their prime…the future is looking brighter than it has in years!

  11. slugdc says: May 6, 2012 8:06 PM

    LeRibeus was a 3rd rounder.

  12. chadgoy says: May 7, 2012 6:01 PM

    Sign your RGLeaf. I only wish it was 2 years ago so he’d get $55 mil guaranteed. Wake up call in 4 months skin fans. (and no Im not a cowboys, giants or eagles fan, the redskins made the worst trade in history, 2 years from now you’ll possibly be regretting it). FAIL

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