ASHBURN, Va. -- Dwayne Haskins' flashes produce moments of joy, throws punctuated by high-fives from the coach or fist bumps from his offensive coordinator. Those moments remind the Washington Redskins -- as if they needed it -- why they drafted him. Other throws let them know Haskins needs more seasoning.
But with spring practices completed, they've seen enough to know that this year's 15th overall pick is a serious contender for the starting job.
"Oh, for sure," Redskins coach Jay Gruden said. "I'd be silly not to. He's put enough out there on tape to say he deserves a shot, without a doubt.