Redskins: Scouting supplemental draft prospect WR Marcus Simms
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By Ian Cummings

NORMAN, OK – NOVEMBER 25: Wide receiver and Redskins target Marcus Simms #8 of the West Virginia Mountaineers waits to return a punt against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated West Virginia 59-31. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

The Redskins have the opportunity to add young talent at wide receiver this week. But it would come at a cost.

The supplemental draft isn’t often a massive spectacle. More often than not, the names and storylines come and go with an empty draft board. Since 2011, only five total players have been selected as supplemental draft picks, and the Washington Redskins have only selected two players in their franchise history (Not counting the 1984 draft).

One such pick occurred last offseason, when the Redskins selected Virginia Tech defensive back Adonis Alexander in the sixth round of the 2018 supplemental draft. They were attempting to infuse a position of minor need with depth and upside, and now, with the 2019 supplemental draft just days away, they have a chance to do the same thing, on the other side of the...



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