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2012 NFL Mock Draft: Notre Dame's Michael Floyd To The Redskins?

Though most that follow the NFL Draft believe that taking skill position players inside the top 10 is risky and foolish, that didn't stop the Cincinnati Bengals from drafting A.J. Green in the top five or the Atlanta Falcons trading up more than 15 spots to take Julio Jones number six overall. It seems as if the 2012 NFL Draft may see as many, if not more, wide receivers taken in the top 10, with Oklahoma State Cowboys WR Justin Blackmon considered a near lock for that range, and with players like Alshon Jeffery and Michael Floyd battling behind him.

In his updated Mock Draft, SB Nation's Ryan Van Bibber has Floyd going sixth overall to the Washington Redskins, who could use a big play receiver outside. Here is Van Bibber on the potential selection:

6. Washington Redskins, Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame

It's becoming popular in mock drafts to put Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill here. But unless they're able to get RG3 somehow, I see Washington trying to nab a non-Draft QB solution--Matt Flynn perhaps? -- and give that person some talent to work with at wide receiver, an area the Skins desperately need help. Floyd fits the bill.

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