FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2014, file photo, Mississippi State defensive lineman Preston Smith speaks during media da in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Washington Redskins took Smith with the 38th overall pick in the NFL draft, giving them a potential pass-rushing
Wilfredo Lee, File
May 02, 2015

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan vowed to wind up with 10 picks in his first draft with the team, and after taking three players, he enters Day 3 with seven more selections.

By trading down with Seattle in the third round, McCloughan goes into Saturday with two choices in each of the fourth, fifth and sixth rounds, plus another in the seventh.

After drafting Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff fifth overall Thursday, the Redskins took Mississippi State linebacker Preston Smith in the second round, and Florida running back Matt Jones in the third.

Said coach Jay Gruden: ''We're just going to try to add tough, physical players. That's the whole motto here.''


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