LaCanfora: Redskins are Open to Trading Down

The Redskins have the No. 2 pick. We know what they shouldn't do. We know what they could do. Is it becoming more of a reality?
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The Washington Redskins have options. They're not on the clock just yet, but the clock is ticking. 

If the Bengals take LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow as expected, the Redskins have two choices and only two choices. 

One of them, as we've said a million times, BEFORE and after the Kyle Allen trade, is NOT taking Tua Tagovailoa. 

If they do, I'll be bitterly disappointed and so should you. 

If they're using common sense, they can select Chase Young or they can trade down for a bonanza of picks as we've written about and explored a number of times here at

Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports was a guest of CBS Sports HQ on Monday morning and here's how he analyzed the Redskins choice(s).  

The money quote among many for LaCanfora, and we'll have more in another post (still trying to transcribe) is this:

"I'd say there's a distinct possibility and it will mostly be tied to the value in trade(ing) that pick." 

A distinct possibility. Assuming LaCanfora is right, and I have no reason to think that he's not, the Redskins could land a bevy of choices and make this really interesting and fun. 

He also mentioned Isaiah Simmons is very high on the Redskins draft board. Makes total sense to me. 

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