Jan 1, 2014; Pasadena, CA, USA; Michigan State Spartans tight end Josiah Price (82) runs against Stanford Cardinal linebacker Trent Murphy (93) for a nine-yard gain during the second half at the Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

2014 NFL Draft Grade: Washington Redskins Select Trent Murphy, DE/LB, Stanford

With the 47th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins have selected Stanford DE/LB Trent Murphy.

This is a curious pick on a number of levels, the least of which being Murphy was not projected to go in the 2nd round.

The Redskins also have much more pressing needs elsewhere, but this is a guy that has drawn some hype at times this year. He is an aggressive defender with size and will bring some nastiness to that Washington defense.

Grade: C

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