Redskins Interview Five Prospects

The Washington Redskins were busy interviewing some of the talented athletes in Mobile, Alabama on Tuesday night. Find out who they were talking to and get some insight on those players from Scout.com Draft Analyst Chris Steuber.

The Washington Redskins interviewed DE Darrell Robertson (Georgia Tech), DT Dre Moore (Maryland), CB Chevis Jackson (LSU), LB Phillip Wheeler (Georgia Tech), and QB Joe Flacco (Delaware) Tuesday evening as they continue to check out prospects for this year's draft class.

It's obvious from the players interviewed on Tuesday night that Washington is interested in upgrading their defense. However, Flacco is an interesting name, especially when the Redskins already have their franchise QB in Jason Campbell.

Robertson is a tall, rangy defender who thrives on making plays in the backfield. He's a good athlete who gets after the quarterback and takes good angles in pursuit. He finished his senior campaign with 36 tackles, 16 for a loss and 6.5 sacks. Robertson projects as a late third-, early fourth-round pick.

Moore is an athletic interior defensive lineman who has quick feet and strength. At 6-foot-4, 311 pounds, Moore is a disruptive force who defends the run and rushes the passer well. He finished his senior year with 63 tackles, 8.5 for a loss, six sacks and an interception. Moore projects as a third-round selection.

Jackson has playmaking ability and possesses excellent footwork and technique. He has a good burst of closing speed and plays well in coverage. He has good speed to get vertical and defend the deep ball. He finished the season with 44 tackles, three for a loss and five interceptions. Jackson projects as a third- to fourth-round pick.

Wheeler is an athletic, instinctive linebacker who makes plays sideline-to-sideline. He's a superior athlete with good size and speed. He's good defending the run, but occasionally gets lost in the shuffle. He recorded 88 tackles, 8.5 for a loss and 5.5 sacks this past season. Wheeler's athleticism will allow him to be successful at the next level and will ultimately land him in the third round.

Flacco is a polished passer who shows good poise in the pocket. He has great size and is a leader on the field. He has great awareness and delivers the ball with precision and leads receivers in stride. He goes through his reads, shows patience and displays a quick delivery. Flacco finished his tremendous senior season completing 331-of-521 passes for 4,263 yards, 23 touchdowns and five interceptions. Flacco projects as a second-round pick.

The Redskins, as well as other NFL teams, will most likely interview more players on Wednesday night. Stay tuned to Scout.com for more Under Armour Senior Bowl updates from Mobile.


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