Washington Redskins may be trying to trade up for Daniel Jones
The Washington Redskins have reportedly been interested in pursuing a quarterback in the 2019 NFL Draft. Many have looked at Dwayne Haskins as a possible fit for the Redskins, but there is another quarterback that they may have interest in taking this year.
According to a report shared by 247 Sports, the Redskins could be eyeing a trade up towards the top five with Duke quarterback Daniel Jones in mind.
Jones would be an intriguing pick that high in the draft. He has seen his name move up and down draft boards throughout the pre-draft process. Some have had him as high as top-10, while others have him falling all the way to the New England Patriots with the No. 32 overall pick.
No matter where he lands, there is no denying that he has big potential. Washington would certainly be in a much better place with him on the roster long-term.
Last season with the Blue Devils, Jones ended up completing 60.5 percent of his passes for 2,674 yards, 22 touchdowns, and nine interceptions. He also rushed for 319 yards and three touchdowns on the season.
Standing in at 6-foot-5 and 220 pounds, Jones has the perfect physical build to be an NFL quarterback. He still has a lot of work to do, but there is big potential. Jones, with the right coaching staff, would be more than capable of growing and developing into a franchise quarterback.
Washington may not have to trade up as high as the top-five to make a move, but it would make sense to move up a bit. Teams like the New York Giants, Arizona Cardinals, and others have been rumored to be interested in taking a quarterback.
Expect to see the Redskins consider making moves all the way up to the draft. Washington would love to get their hands on a quarterback like Jones or Haskins, but they should not overpay to do so.