Teams have been calling the Redskins to move up to # 2 to see what it would cost to move up. Most people have assumed the calls would be from teams looking to acquire a QB like Tua Tagovailoa or maybe even Justin Herbert .
Jay Glazer reports that the Atlanta Falcons had future Washington Redskins star DE Chase Young in their sites instead. As the esteemed John Keim says here: this answers the small, but vocal crowd that says, “If Chase Young is so good, why aren’t trams trying to trade up for him? “
Here are the Falcons draft picks:
Said this the other day but this is an example: teams that were trying to trade up lack the ammo. Would take a massive haul. Also: answers those who kept saying “if young is so good why isn’t anyone trading up for him.” Had heard some were interested; here’s proof. https://t.co/6HwETOESg5
– John Keim (@john_keim) April ,
Falcons have history, moved all the way up for Julio Jones his year. They tried again. Chase Young too highly regarded for WAS to trade away pick – Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) (April) , 2020
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