The Washington Redskins have a few options to grab their quarterback of the future, but when they bring him into the fold, whoever he is, they will have to protect him. That's why Peter Schrager of Fox Sports has them taking Riley Reiff of Iowa in his latest 2012 NFL Mock Draft.
This pick should have a giant asterisk next to it because it entirely depends on what a) the Redskins do in free agency, and b) what they’re willing to do to move up to that No. 2 spot. If the Redskins opt to sign Packers backup Matt Flynn in March, look for Daniel Snyder, Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan to grab him a bookend tackle to pair with Trent Williams on the offensive line. Protecting their next franchise quarterback with two Top 10 tackles isn’t the worst thing to do. In a division with DeMarcus Ware, Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck and Jason Babin, it’s almost required.
Reiff is a late riser in this process, and seems like a little bit of a reach at No. 6. But the Redskins desperately need some more depth on the offensive line, so he wouldn't necessarily be a bad pick.