One of the best things about too-early mock drafts is it lets NFL fans who might not be too tuned into the collegiate game know who they should be keeping an eye on in the coming season. The other thing is it tells you what the author thinks of your favorite team's chances in their upcoming campaign.
Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated has released his Top 10 picks for the 2020 draft, and he believes Washington will be among those clubs making a choice. In fact, he has them in the top 3 picks.
- Washington Redskins (+10000): Chase Young, DE, Ohio State Last year, the Redskins took a DC-area native that became a Buckeye. Next year, they get another one. Young’s a freakish talent who was earmarked as a future top-five pick from the minute he stepped on to campus in Columbus, and carried the burden of making up for the loss of Nick Bosa on the team’s defensive line last fall. Will he be the best player in next year’s draft? That’s debatabl, but it’s hard to find a guy with a higher athletic ceiling.