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Redskins Pick 21st, Have Nine Picks In Draft

The Redskins enter the April 26-27 NFL Draft with nine picks, including the No. 21 pick in the first round.

Here are the Redskins' draft picks (as of April 14):

REDSKINS 2008 NFL DRAFT
Round Selection Note
1 21 First time the Redskins have picked 21st overall in first round
2 51 Redskins have had one second-round pick in last four years
3 84 Redskins had two third-rounders in 2002 draft
3 96 Compensatory pick
5 154 Anthony Montgomery was a 2006 fifth-round pick
6 186 Reed Doughty, Kedric Golston and H.B. Blades were sixth-rounders in recent years
7 228 Draft lasts through the 252nd selection
7 242 Compensatory pick
7 249 Compensatory pick

Washington traded its fourth-round pick to the Denver Broncos in August 2006 in the trade for T.J. Duckett.

The Redskins were awarded three compensatory picks after losing guard Derrick Dockery, running back T.J. Duckett, cornerback Kenny Wright and linebacker Warrick Holdman in the 2007 offseason.

The Miami Dolphins, with 1-15 record, have the first overall pick in the draft, followed by the 3-13 St. Louis Rams.

Here is the first-round draft order:

  • From San Francisco

** From Minnesota

* From Cleveland

From Indianapolis

     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">14</td>
         <td>Chicago Bears</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">15</td>
         <td>Detroit Lions</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">16</td>
         <td>Arizona Cardinals</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">17</td>
         <td>Kansas City Chiefs**</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">18</td>
         <td>Houston Texans</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">19</td>
         <td>Philadelphia Eagles</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">20</td>
         <td>Tampa Bay Buccaneers</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">**21**</td>
         <td>**REDSKINS**</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">22</td>
         <td>Dallas Cowboys***</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">23</td>
         <td>Pittsburgh Steelers</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">24</td>
         <td>Tennessee Titans</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">25</td>
         <td>Seattle Seahawks</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">26</td>
         <td>Jacksonville Jaguars</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">27</td>
         <td>San Diego Chargers</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">28</td>
         <td>Dallas Cowboys</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">29</td>
         <td>San Francisco</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row2">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">30</td>
         <td>Green Bay Packers</td>
     </tr>
     <tr id="row1">
         <td nowrap="nowrap">31</td>
         <td>New York Giants</td>
     </tr>
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2008 NFL DRAFT: FIRST ROUND
Selection Team
1 Miami Dolphins
2 St. Louis Rams
3 Atlanta Falcons
4 Oakland Raiders
5 Kansas City Chiefs
6 New York Jets
7 New England Patriots*
8 Baltimore Ravens
9 Cincinnati Bengals
10 New Orleans Saints
11 Buffalo Bills
12 Denver Broncos
13 Carolina Panthers

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