With the 17th overall pick, the Washington Redskins selected Jonathan Allen.

Position: DE

Height: 6’3″

Weight: 286lbs

40-Yard Dash Time: 5.0

One Other Stat: 16TFLs and 10.5 sacks in 2016.

How He Fits: Allen is a top 10 talent that slid due to shoulder concerns. He’s the best 5-technique defensive end in the draft, Washington’s biggest need. He’ll add a premium pass rusher to their three-man front with solid run defending ability. Allen is a major steal for Washington.

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Vice President of Media | The Armchair All-Americans, LLC
I’m Canadian as can be, other than the fact that I don’t care about hockey. I love football. The NFL is my life. I consider myself a football guy and I’d rather watch tape than anything else. I’m the Armchair NFL Draft analyst here. You can read my Armchair Scout columns and call me out for my draft misses. I’m also part of two podcasts at Armchair. Our NFL Draft podcast, 7 Rounds in Heaven, and the main NFL pod, Resting the Starters. I cheer for the Steelers, Raptors, Blue Jays, Oregon, and I guess the Leafs.
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Vice President of Media | The Armchair All-Americans, LLC
I’m Canadian as can be, other than the fact that I don’t care about hockey. I love football. The NFL is my life. I consider myself a football guy and I’d rather watch tape than anything else. I’m the Armchair NFL Draft analyst here. You can read my Armchair Scout columns and call me out for my draft misses. I’m also part of two podcasts at Armchair. Our NFL Draft podcast, 7 Rounds in Heaven, and the main NFL pod, Resting the Starters. I cheer for the Steelers, Raptors, Blue Jays, Oregon, and I guess the Leafs.

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