With quarterback Dwayne Haskins reportedly being shopped around on the NFL trade market, Chris Russell believes the circumstances could dictate that the Washington Football Team ends up waiting until the offseason to try to move the former 15th overall pick.
“People believe around the NFL that Dwayne Haskins can be had for basically dirt cheap,” Chris Russell explained to The Sports Junkies on Monday. “Now, what is dirt cheap? Sixth-round pick, conditional? Fifth-round pick?”
“Remember, Josh Rosen got a late second-round pick, I guess it was a year-and-a-half ago in the draft after (Arizona) took Kyler Murray,” he said. “There’s no chance they’re getting a late second-round pick for Dwayne Haskins. No chance.
“So if Washington looks around and says, ‘Okay, look. We could get a conditional fifth-round pick — let’s just call it that — maybe we’d pull the trigger. But, if not, maybe with this circus show that we have going on at quarterback right now, Dwayne Haskins somehow finds himself back in, and really takes this seriously, and really works hard and reclaims his career, and we have a chance the last three, four, five games to put some good tape on him.'”
“So maybe they hold back and they wait, and they see if they can try and up that to a conditional third-round pick in the offseason,” Russell said. “We don’t know how these things are gonna work out, that’s why I want to be really,…