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Washington Inks All Ten Draft Picks Before Rookie Camp

The Washington Football Team began it’s annual two-day rookie minicamp at the Inova Sports Performance Center on Friday. On Thursday, the entire 2021 draft class were signed beforehand. The team announced that all ten players drafted, had been signed to contracts.

Terms of most of the deals were not released, but third-round pick Benjamin St-Juste signed a four-year deal worth $5.1 million. That’s more than half a million more than the minimum. Perhaps that provides some insight as to how all the deals were done so quickly.

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Washington Football Team 2021 Draft Selections

It’s a time honored tradition to rate how a team drafted the day after the draft. None of the players have even signed a contract yet. None of them have played a down of football yet. It is tough to rank much, other than wether or not a team filled some needs, and if their picks met with experts’ opinions.

Washington definitely filled a few needs, and the majority of their selections were considered solid at the position. Their 19th overall pick Jamin Davis, was considered a reach by some, but was climbing many other’s draft boards as well. Third round cornerback Benjamin St-Juste was also ranked a little lower than he was chosen.

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Washington Select Linebacker Davis With The 19th Overall Pick

The pick is in. With the 19th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, Washington selected Jamin Davis out of Kentucky. The 6’3″ 234 pound linebacker is a physically impressive specimen, and is coming off a fantastic season for the Wildcats.

In 2020, he registered 102 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and three interceptions – including one returned for a touchdown. He also had a forced fumble and a blocked field goal – and all in ten games.

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