Chase Young, the star pass rusher out of Ohio State, is going to be drafted by Washington with the No. 2 overall pick.
Unless he’s not.
Although Washington drafted a quarterback in the first round last year, they could still decide to take another, higher-ranked QB in this draft, especially with a new coaching staff in place. Or the Redskins could opt to trade that pick to a QB-needy team, like Miami, which owns three first-rounders, including the No. 5 overall pick.
"Chase Young is about as complete a package as you will see from an edge rusher coming out of college. And the scary part is there is still room for him to grow… There simply isn't a defense known to man that he couldn't be great in." @sgw94 https://t.co/MKDDalBzim
— Burgundy Blog (@BurgundyBlog) March 22, 2020
So that would push Young down to pick No. 3 overall, owned by Detroit. Surely, Detroit would want to take Young, right? They could also choose to trade down to another QB-starved team, like the LA Chargers.
Las Vegas is well aware of the uncertainty behind Young, who is largely considered the best or second-best prospect in the 2020 NFL draft.
Washington (-223) is still considered the odds-on favorite to land Young, according to USA Today’s Sportsbookwire.
After that, the next-most likely destinations for Young include, in order: Detroit (+250), NY Giants (+600), Cincinnati (+1400), LA Chargers (+1600), Miami (+2200), Carolina (+2600), Arizona (+3400) and Jacksonville (+3400).