Washington Redskins 2020 NFL Draft Grades

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Chase Young 2020 NFL Draft
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Edge. Ohio State University. CHASE YOUNG. A+. 2020 NFL Draft, Round 1, Pick 2

Chase Young was the easiest pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. He was extremely disruptive this season and will be a game-changer at the next level. He projects to be a perennial all-pro selection and will elevate the play of the Washington Redskins defensive line right away. Edge rusher wasn’t a big team need, but with Ron Rivera running the show, it never hurts to have extra juice on the defensive line.

Young is an explosive player who has an ever-expanding bag of tricks at his disposal. He shows his abilities most prominently in pass-rushing situations but he is a stout run defender as well. He has spectacular bend working around the outside and also can penetrate through the middle keeping offensive lines guessing.

Young is an extremely heady player who shows great instincts to read and analyze plays quickly. He comes with a tremendous motor and ability to cause turnovers, causing seven forced fumbles in 2019.

Like I stated in my first-round pick analysis of Young, with Rivera leading the Redskins, Young will be a franchise-changing player and a great building block moving forward.

The defensive line group for Washington is starting to come together with Montez Sweat, Matt Ioannidis, Jonathan Allen, Da’Ron Payne and Ryan Kerrigan all looking to make an impact in 2020. Watch for this group to become one of the top defensive lines in the league, led by back to back first-rounders Sweat and Young.