Before he played at Ohio State, Dwayne Haskins starred at the Bullis School in Potomac (Md.). He might get to return to the area for his NFL career.
According to a new report from ESPN NFL insider Dianna Russini, Haskins has piqued the interest of the Washington Redskins brass ahead of tomorrow's first round. Washington owns the 15th overall pick.
In an appearance on Get Up! this morning, Russini detailed the Redskins' apparent affinity for Haskins.
"The name I keep hearing is Dwayne Haskins," Russini said. "We know that Dan Snyder's son went to high school near Dwayne Haskins when he grew up here. Snyder's had his eye on him when he played at Ohio State, and he is a quarterback that impressed [general manager] Bruce Allen at his Pro Day."
Now, the Redskins currently have the No. 15 pick and while they may covet Haskins, they might have to trade up to get him. If Kyler Murray goes off the board at No. 1, it could trigger some movement from teams that are in need of a QB.
Would Washington have to trade all the way up to No. 3 to jump the Oakland Raiders? The New York Giants (picking sixth) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (picking seventh) could be in the market for a quarterback as well, as could the Denver Broncos, who pick 10th.
Washington has been searching for quarterback stability for decades. It looked like they had it with RGIII and then with Kirk Cousins, but it was not to be.
Maybe they will finally find it with Haskins.