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Redskins Illustrate Brainpower Gap

AP

The Washington Redskins had their typical, well, Redskins type of draft. It is filled with brilliant moves and putrid ones. The kind of stuff that makes you wonder if Billy Kilmer is making the draft selections, feet up, six-pack dangling from his finger tips.

The Redskins' selection of quarterback Kirk Cousins in the fourth round will go down as one of the dumbest picks this franchise has ever made. DeMarcus Cousins would have been better. A fourth-round pick is nothing to take lightly. It's moderately high and ignores the team's needs which are, well, everything. They also effectively drafted competition for Robert Griffin III.

This is the kind of move that demonstrates, in one fell swoop, why sometimes the draft, despite...

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