The Skins could have gone a number of ways.? They could have taken a running back or an offensive lineman to boost the third worst running game in the league.? They could have taken a receiver to help rejuvenate an aging and below-average group of pass-catchers.? Most of all, they could have taken pass rushers or secondary help to aid the second worst pass defense in the NFL.? They did all of these things.
Off to Snyderville, MD to examine the Redskins? draft.? It was a ridiculous season that included Mike Shannahan returning to football, a historic Monday night beat-down from Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb being benched for ? wait for it ? Rex Grossman.? There were some bright spots, such as beating the two teams that played for the NFC Championship (Bears and Packers) and finishing above the Cowboys, but it was another tough season in the nation?s capital.