Washington Football Team draft picks 2021: All of Washington’s selections, NFL draft results, team order

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Last season, Washington snuck into the playoffs with a 7-9 record that was good for first place in the NFC East. Washington almost beat the eventual Super Bowl champion Buccaneers behind a strong performance from backup quarterback Taylor Heinicke. Heinicke, who was signed to a two-year, $4.75 million deal after the season, seems to be slotted in the backup role again for the 2021 season. Meanwhile, Washington signed 38-year-old Ryan Fitzpatrick, who might be a bridge from newly retired Alex Smith to a new franchise quarterback — maybe even one selected in this year’s draft.

In November, head coach Ron Rivera said he was “concerned” about the play of his linebackers — likely a defensive area of focus in the draft. Washington will also be seeking a free safety, as it lacked a consistent starter at the position in 2020. Deshazor Everett, Jeremy Reaves and Troy Apke are all in contention, but none of them appear to be the clear winner of the permanent starting role. 

Last year, Washington drafted AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Chase Young second overall. Antonio Gibson, their next selection, rushed for nearly 800 yards in his rookie campaign. In the fourth round, Washington drafted Saahdiq Charles, who looked promising before undergoing season-ending knee surgery in November. Charles could be Washington’s answer at left tackle, but they would benefit from drafting another option. 

Click here for the entire 2021 NFL Draft order and keep reading to see who the Football Team takes in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Washington Football Team 2021 NFL Draft Picks:

  • Round 1, pick 19 – Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky
  • Round 2, pick 51 – Samuel Cosmi, OT, Texas 
  • Round 3, pick 74 – Benjamin St-Juste, CB, Minnesota
  • Round 3, pick 82 – Dyami Brown, WR, North Carolina 
  • Round 4, pick 124 – John Bates, TE, Boise State
  • Round 5, pick 163 – Darrick Forrest, S, Cincinnati
  • Round 6, pick 225 (from PHI) – Camaron Cheeseman, LS, Michigan
  • Round 7, pick 240 (From SF through PHI) – William Bradley-King, DE, Baylor 
  • Round 7, pick 246 – Shaka Toney, DE, Penn State
  • Round 7, pick 258 (from KC through MIA) – Dax Milne, WR, BYU

Click here to see all of Washington’s picks in the 2020 NFL Draft.

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7 responses to “Washington Football Team draft picks 2021: All of Washington’s selections, NFL draft results, team order

  1. Disagree with comment about Everett. Not only is Everett a key special teams player, he has become an extremely reliable starting safety (when healthy). Personally, I believe that Landon Collins has already moved to LB and it hasn’t been publicly announced.

  2. I agree with Landon Collins being moved to MLB. He was already too big and slow to play safety, now coming off a torn Achilles he is going to be primarily effective as a run stuffer. Just dont ask him to cover a TE or RB please.

  3. Dyami Brown could be the best draft pick of 2021. Hopefully, with another year under the same system for most of the players and a QB that’s not afraid to throw the ball downfield, especially with the new talent we should be able to improve over last year. Scott Turner needs to bring his A game every week though. Last year he would call a great game, then the next three became predictable. DelRio needs to be more aggressive with all the talent he has. He became too conservative sometimes too. The first game of the year he was very aggressive, but in the playoff it’s like he was afraid of Brady and called a very conservative game. If it wasn’t for Heinicke we wouldn’t have been close to having a chance to win.

  4. Saadiq Charles did not “look promising”

    He was injured in camp and got injured again on the first and only snap he played last season.

  5. This is a sneaky good roster.

    With playmakers.

    I believe scary Terry was one of the only drafted receivers on the roster. Mostly jags. Now we have some legit weapons. Don’t sleep at this team. If this defense is elite, they get 9 wins easily

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