NFL Draft 2012: Robert Griffin III To Redskins Is An Easy Prediction

There will be very little drama with the Washington Redskins first round pick because there's a 99.9 percent chance they'll be taking Baylor's Robert Griffin III, according to the head coach himself, Mike Shanahan. SB Nation's Redskins blog, Hogs Haven, projects RGIII (duh) with the Redskins first round pick, and possibly a cornerback after that.

Well, it's quite obvious the Redskins are going to take Robert Griffin III No. 2 overall. I received a tip from a solid source that the Redskins are extremely high on Vanderbilt CB Casey Hayward, who the Shanahans coached in the Senior Bowl this year. The Redskins don't have a 2nd round pick, but Hayward is a 3rd round projection and would fill a massive hole at the cornerback position. Right now the Redskins only have two serviceable CBs (DeAngelo and Josh Wilson), which will not fly in the heavy-passing NFL that regularly uses three receiver sets.

Check out SB Nation's StoryStream for more NFL draft news and see who your team picked in our bloggers 2012 NFL mock draft. And check out Mocking The Draft for more on the NFL draft.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.